Welcome back for the spring semester! In honor of the new semester the Science and Engineering Library's featured new books page has been updated with our newest library offerings. You can check it out here!
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Don't forget to renew your library books! You can renew your books from any location with internet access, through BU Libraries Search. Simply sign in to “My Account” and you will be able to view your loans. Generally, as long as the material has not been requested by another patron, you... Read the rest of this entry »
Xin Zhang is well-known for her pioneering work with metamaterials in areas as diverse as magnetic resonance imaging, downwell sensor technology for the oil industry, and noise-cancellation acoustics.
The ability to link to open access resources just got easier thanks to the addition of unpaywall to BU Libraries Search. To get access to open access versions of articles, look for the “Open Access available via unpaywall” link in your search results. Information about this and other new features in the... Read the rest of this entry »
When 500 scientists from around the globe were assessed by the Nature Index and the League of Scholars Whole-of-Web (WoW), based on their curiosity, their initiative, their flexibility, their published research, and their links to industry, and the top names surfaced, Boston University’s Sahar Sharifzadeh was chosen one of 11 Rising... Read the rest of this entry »
Join the Mugar Book Club, meeting electronically this summer on Facebook! We’re reading How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez. Lead by our fabulous Mugar Orientation Ambassadors, BU students Rebecca Strong Garcia, Kate Monroe, and Naveen Imin, we’ll discuss everything from the portrayal of identity and race... Read the rest of this entry »
Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer, announced the appointment of Dr. K. Matthew Dames as the next University Librarian on May 15: http://www.bu.edu/provost/2018/05/15/selection-of-dr-k-matthew-dames-as-boston-university-librarian/ And BU Today profiled the new University Librarian on May 18: http://www.bu.edu/today/2018/k-matthew-dames-appointed-new-university-librarian/
Ran Canetti of the Computer Science department has been given an award for excellence in the field of mathematics at the RSA Conference in San Francisco. Dr. Canetti's pioneering work in cybersecurity and cryptography have contributed new protocols, models and structures to the field. You can read more about the... Read the rest of this entry »
Upon Professor Ji-Xin Cheng’s appointment to the College of Engineering last summer, he was named the inaugural holder of the endowed Theodore Moustakas Professorship in Photonics and Optoelectronics. Earlier this month, Dean Kenneth R. Lutchen gathered Cheng, his chair’s namesake, Professor Emeritus and Distinguished Professor of Photonics and Optoelectronics Theodore... Read the rest of this entry »
Our second session on OpenRefine will continue with Data Carpentry's OpenRefine lesson and will cover: + Examining numbers in OpenRefine + How to document data cleaning in OpenRefine + Applying scripts to our data sets + Exporting our work from OpenRefine Join us in Mugar Library's Estin Room (room 302) at 12:30. Space is limited. Read the rest of this entry »