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Finding Books in Mugar Library

How do you find a book in the stacks at Mugar Library? See our detailed guide to finding the right place in the stacks and navigating the shelves — plus info on books in other BU libraries and how to get copies of books we don't have. 

Mugar 4th floor stack map


A-Z Database List

Full list of Databases the library subscribes to, including trial access.
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