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Lightning tours coming up this week

September 16th, 2018

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

Hey BU Wheelock students - come get a quick orientation to the libraries and all they have to offer! Four Library Speed Tours are being offered this week - two at Mugar Memorial Library, and two at Pickering Educational Resources Library. The short, 15-minute tours will feature a look at some... Read the rest of this entry »

Pickering Educational Resources Library Welcomes BU Wheelock Students

September 10th, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

Welcome to new and returning BU Wheelock students! Please visit us at the Pickering Educational Resources Library, located at 2 Silber Way. Our hours have expanded: we are now open at 8am Monday through Friday, and we close at 10pm Monday through Thursday. Education resources can be found using BU Libraries Search (BULS), Read the rest of this entry »

BU Libraries on Social Media

September 5th, 2018

in African Studies Library; Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Music Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library; Science and Engineering Library

Now that you're back on campus, stay connected with BU Libraries on social media! Most of our libraries have their own accounts and we also have a general news account to keep you updated on what the libraries are up to. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; ... Read the rest of this entry »

The Rainbow Fish

August 28th, 2018

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

Storyline Online: Screen Actors Guild This video features Ernest Borgnine reading the book that appears on the new Pickering Educational Resources Library's home page image, Rainbow Fish.  This title also appears on our new guide to Classroom Books, under the category Friendship.

Welcome to the BU Libraries!

August 24th, 2018

in African Studies Library; Astronomy Library; Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Music Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library; Science and Engineering Library; Stone Science Library

If you are an entering undergraduate or graduate student, a new faculty or staff member, please avail yourself of the library's varied and wide-ranging resources! If you are a returning student, welcome back and we again look forward to helping you. The following statistics indicate the extensive nature of our collection... Read the rest of this entry »

Proquest History Vault

August 20th, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

Four additional databases from Proquest History Vault are now available through the BU Libraries. Struggle for Women's Rights, Organizational Records, 1880-1990: This resource includes records of the National Woman's Party, the League of Women Voters, and the Women's Action Alliance. Records of the Children's Bureau, 1912-1969: This collection consists of reports, speeches, Read the rest of this entry »

2018 Kids Count Data Book

August 10th, 2018

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

The 2018 Kids Count Data Book is now available!  Each year, the Annie E. Casey Foundation releases this important report about children in the United States. In addition to offering the data on the website, the report details trends in overall child well-being, economic well-being, education, health, and family and... Read the rest of this entry »

New Databases: Statistical Abstracts

July 23rd, 2018

in Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

We are pleased to announce that two new statistical databases are now available through the BU Libraries. Statistical Abstract of the United States provides a summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. It includes indexed tables (with attached spreadsheets) that may be searched or... Read the rest of this entry »

Exhibit: Remembering Madiba on the Centenary of His Birth: July 18 – 31, 2018

July 18th, 2018

in African Studies Library; Frederick S. Pardee Management Library; Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library

Today, July 18th, marks the centenary of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela's birth. The first President of a newly democratic South Africa, this remarkable man led his nation with grace and dignity. The African Studies Library is commemorating his life and legacy with a small exhibit that comprises materials from within our own collections. Please stop by the African... Read the rest of this entry »

A Good Source for Science Lesson Plans

July 12th, 2018

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

Featured Free Resource for Teachers: SEP Lessons Quality lesson plans on many topics in science are available at this well-designed site. The home page is organized so that teachers can immediately browse by grade level, search by keyword, or view popular plans. After browsing by grade level (K-12), retrieved records are conveniently... Read the rest of this entry »