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WR152: Boston, You're Our Home

Robbins Fall 2020 (https://library.bu.edu/bostonrobbins)

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BULS (Boston University Libraries Search)

BULS is a database that lets you search for books, ebooksejournals, book chapters, journal articles, newspapers, images, videos and much more. 

"Sign In" with your BU login to request print books for BU Libraries 2 Go pickup.


To find items about your topic, click on the image.

BULS Search Results

Keywords & Filters:  boston south end

Browse by subject: Boston (Mass.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

Finding Books cited in a bibliography (You know the title)

Hinchliffe, Beth., and Smith, Bonnie Hurd. The House That Love Built : The History of the Franklin Square House. Belmont, Mass.: Franklin Square House Foundation, 2012.

Copy/Paste book title in BULS.

Result: The House That Love Built

If you are on the results page of your search, "Sign In" to request  book chapters and articles not available via BUL

Use Interlibrary Loan for articles not available via BUL.  This includes articles in BULS print journals.

HathiTrust Digital Library

  • In BULS, under the book's call number, click on the link: Full Text Available at HathiTrust
  • LOG IN (choose your partner institution) Boston University (top upper right)
  • Sign IN with your BU Login
  • Scroll Down to Viewabilityand click on Temporary Access
  • Check Out the book (top upper right)
  • Return Early or Check In the book (top upper right) to enable someone else to access it.
  • LOG OUT (top upper)

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