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Theoretical Models and Processes of Literacy, 7th ed.

March 28th, 2024

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

Featured eBook Theoretical Models and Processes of Literacy (7th ed.) Donna E. Alvermann, Norman Unrau, Misty Sailors, Robert B. Ruddell: Routledge; c2019. This impressive work of over 600 pages brings together various literacy and reading research experts to provide "classic and trend-setting scholarship that is among the best in the field".  The 30... Read the rest of this entry »

Finding Education Journals

March 1st, 2024

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

Need to access a particular education journal?  Simply enter a few keywords from the journal title in BU Libraries Search. Alternatively, you can use the Journal and Newspaper Titles search. Type the journal name into the box and your results will be limited to journals and newspapers currently available through the... Read the rest of this entry »

Celebrating Black History, February and beyond

February 1st, 2024

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This month the Pickering Library is featuring a display with resources related to Black History. Our entrance display is a collaboration between students, staff, librarians, and faculty highlighting some books that have won the Children's Africana Book Awards (CABA). Members of the Teaching Africa Library and the Pickering Library have put... Read the rest of this entry »

Upcoming Event: Ask-A-Librarian Research Help Pop-Up

December 1st, 2023

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Need help with that research paper? Have questions about citations? Hope to build your research skills? The BU Libraries, in partnership with the Educational Resource Center, are hosting a research help pop-up for students to ask questions about the research process, learn about resources and tools, and to troubleshoot issues as... Read the rest of this entry »

Handbooks for Education Topics

October 23rd, 2023

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Are you looking for a good, recent overview of practice in a certain subfield of education? Handbooks are often a great place to start!  Here are some digital texts available through BU Libraries. eBooks There are many more than this available in BU... Read the rest of this entry »

Welcome to Pickering!

September 18th, 2023

in Pickering Educational Resources Library

To all our new and returning students, welcome to your Pickering Educational Resources Library! We have a wonderful set of resources, services, and amenities available to you both online and in-person, and we encourage you to stop by and check it out. The library can be found in the basement at 2... Read the rest of this entry »

Faculty services – preparing for the semester

August 2nd, 2023

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Faculty, are you getting ready for the new semester? The library is looking to help. See our faculty services just for you, including librarian-led class instruction and course reserves among others.  For course reserves, the time is now to get your needed materials to us, so that if we have... Read the rest of this entry »

BU Libraries host copyright workshop encouraging collaboration

July 7th, 2023

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

The BU Libraries recently hosted an immersive two-day copyright workshop to provide university staff a stronger foundational understanding of copyright and to foster collaboration across departments. The Copyright First Responders Workshop, was taught by Kyle K. Courtney, a lawyer and librarian serving as the Copyright Advisor for Harvard University. He... Read the rest of this entry »

Pickering Library Celebrates Pride Month

June 6th, 2023

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June is Pride Month! It’s a time when Boston and many other cities around the country hold pride parades to celebrate LGBTQIA+ experiences. June 28th marks an anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York City, which led to the first pride marches around the country to mobilize gay rights... Read the rest of this entry »

Mugar open 24 hours for finals, with overnight shuttle for students

May 3rd, 2023

in Mugar Memorial Library; Pickering Educational Resources Library; Science and Engineering Library

Mugar Memorial Library will be open 24 hours per day beginning at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, through 11 p.m. Friday, May 12, 2023. The BU Libraries will provide a late-night campus shuttle for students between midnight – 6 a.m. beginning at 12 a.m. May 4.  The shuttle will... Read the rest of this entry »