Category Archives: General Information

General Information

Library Catalog Authentication Issue

There is an issue with authenticating to the traditional Library Catalog. The vendor, Library Technology, and ITS are working on it. There may be service disruptions to the patron functions such as logging in and renewing books. This interruption may … Continue reading

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Library Catalog Downtime

Starting the morning of Sunday, December 21, the Libraries’ Catalog will be unavailable due to a systems upgrade and migration until Saturday, December 27.

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The Libraries are on Facebook

Keep up to date with library news, announcements and events by liking us on Facebook

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Journal List for the Institute for Student Centered Learning Conference

BU Subject Librarians compiled a list of journals pertaining to pedagogy, teaching, and education in a variety of humanities, social science and science disciplines. The more widely indexed journals include: American Biology Teacher Anthropology and Education Quarterly Career Development Quarterly College … Continue reading

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Exam Week Stress? The Libraries Can Help

  The end of the semester is quickly approaching and that means it’s crunch time for papers and exams.  The Libraries have a variety of services available to help you find scholarly resources such as books and journal articles.  We … Continue reading

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New Website about RefWorks

RefWorks, the Libraries’ online citation management tool, recently launched a new site for all thing RefWorks:  http://refworkscommunity.ning.com/. This website provides information on product enhancements, news, upcoming webinars,videos, interviews, discussion forums and more. Haven’t tried RefWorks yet?  Did you know RefWorks allows you to import and arrange citations, and use those citations to format … Continue reading

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New Names for JAMA Archives

    Effective January 1, 2013, the following JAMA Archives publications have been renamed. Archives of General Psychiatry to JAMA Psychiatry Archives of Internal Medicine to JAMA Internal Medicine Archives of Neurology to JAMA Neurology Read more about the name change … Continue reading

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Find Articles Faster in Find It!

Did you know Find It! has an article recommender service called bX Article Recommender?  The service, similar to Amazon’s “customers who viewed this item also viewed” suggests articles other researchers have expressed interest in.  The recommender is an easy and … Continue reading

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Fiscal Year Close Affects Catalog Features

On June 18, the Libraries will be involved in Fiscal Year Close procedures from 7:30 a.m. until approximately 11:30 a.m. During this time, the library catalog will be available, but features such as holds, recalls, paging requests, renewals, and all … Continue reading

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Library Catalog on your Mobile Phone

The Library Catalog is now optimized for mobile devices. The mobile version allows you to easily and quickly search the Libraries’ collection of books, DVDs, etc. and it provides the location and availability of these items. The Libraries’ mobile website … Continue reading

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