Science Library

Hours |Directions  |Phone: 607-777-2166
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COLLECTIONS

The Science Library houses research materials in the fields of Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering/Technology, Environmental Sciences, Geology, NursingPsychology,  and Physics. The collections include books, journals, newspapers, maps, reference materials, and oversized materials.

Map Collection

The extensive Map Collection is located on the ground floor of the Science Library in Room G-02. The collections include topographic and thematic maps, charts, atlases, soil surveys, geological publications, globes, gazetteers, and other cartographic reference materials. The Map Room provides table space for individuals and groups to consult maps and atlases. It is also equipped with a light table and a drafting table. A computer is available to access the BU Libraries catalog and databases. Maps and atlases may be borrowed. 

Reference Collection

The Science Library Reference Collection, located on the first floor, contains fact books, manuals, standards, encyclopedias, dictionaries, writing guides and more. These materials are helpful for background research and to provide supporting information.

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SERVICES

Science Library Information Services Desk

Students, Staff and Faculty are encouraged to make the Science Library Information Services Desk their first stop when making enquiries about resources and services offered by the library. The Information Services Desk is located on the first floor of the Science Library. You can contact the Information Services Desk at 777-2166.

Research and Reference Help

Research Assistance Services provide help in identifying and accessing an extensive range of print and electronic resources for teaching, learning and research. Research assistance is provided in-person, by telephone or virtually. The Research Help (Reference Desk) is located in Bartle Library on the first floor in the Information Commons. For more information, visit Ask a Librarian.

Science Library Information Commons

Bartle Library Information Commons 

BUC$ Card

Course Reserves: for students | for instructors

Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad) Services

Large Format Printing Service

Print, Copy and Scan


STUDY SPACE

Study space is available throughout the Science Library. Designated quiet study space is located in individual study carrels on all floors. There are 3 group study rooms available – one on the first floor and two on the ground floor. The rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Last Updated: 11/13/13