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Academic OneFile (Gale Cengage)

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Humanities, Interdisciplinary, Science, Social Sciences
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    Newspaper, magazine, and academic peer-reviewed articles from the many leading publications and reference sources, the majority in full text. Includes the New York Times from 1995 to present. Interdisciplinary in scope. 

Academic Search Premier (EbscoHost)

Subject: 
Humanities, Interdisciplinary, Science, Social Sciences
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    Newspaper, magazine, and academic peer-reviewed articles from leading publications and reference sources.  Interdisciplinary in scope,  the database includes abstracting and indexing for nearly 13,000 publications, over 7,800 of them peer reviewed and 8,750+ full text, covering all academic subjects.

Accounting & Tax (Proquest)

Subject: 
Business & Management
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    This database brings together scholarly journals with resources for locating results covering news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing current accounting and tax issues.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

ACM Digital Library

Subject: 
Engineering, Science
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    The ACM Digital Library contains full-text access to most ACM periodicals and conference proceedings from 1985 to the present, including proceedings and publications of affiliated societies. It replaces the library's suite of print ACM subscriptions.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Computer Science, Engineering, Information Science

African Newspapers 1800-1922 (World Newspaper Archive)

Subject: 
Humanities, Interdisciplinary, Social Sciences
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    This collection of historical African newspapers from the World Newspaper Archive provides coverage of the people, cultures, issues and events that shaped the continent.

    Detailed subjects: 
    African-American Studies, Anthropology, Business, History, International Affairs, Political Science, Sociology

Ageline (EbscoHost)

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health, Social Sciences
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    AgeLine focuses on those aged 50+ and issues of aging. Useful for searching for the literature of social gerontology and includes aging-related content from the health sciences, psychology, sociology, social work, economics, and public policy. AgeLine indexes over 600 journals, books, book chapters, reports, dissertations, consumer guides, and educational videos.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Geriatrics & Gerontology

Agricola

Subject: 
Science
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Free Web Resource
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    The US National Agriculture Library's catalog of books and articles relating to agriculture.

Alt-HealthWatch (EbscoHost)

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
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    Offers full text articles for nearly 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Health Sciences

America's Historical Newspapers (1690 - 1922)

Subject: 
Humanities, Social Sciences
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Boston Public Library card required for access
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    Includes "Early American Newspapers, Series I, II & III", cover-to-cover fully text-searchable facsimile images of over 1,000 historical newspapers from all 50 states from the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries. Access for Massachusetts residents only, courtesy of Boston Public Library e-card.

America: History and Life (EbscoHost)

Subject: 
Humanities, Social Sciences
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    An index of literature on the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present, with selective indexing for 1,700 journals. Coverage includes book and media reviews as well as articles. Sources date from as far back as 1910.

    Detailed subjects: 
    History

American Broadsides and Ephemera

Subject: 
Humanities, Social Sciences
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Boston Public Library card required for access
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    Based on the American Antiquarian Society's landmark collection, this database offers fully searchable facsimile images of approximately 15,000 broadsides printed between 1820 and 1900 and 15,000 pieces of ephemera printed between 1760 and 1900.  Access for Massachusetts residents only, courtesy of Boston Public Library e-card.

American Chemical Society Journals

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health, Science
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    High quality academic journals from the American Chemical Society.

    Available titles limited to a select collection.  

    Detailed subjects: 
    Biochemistry, Chemistry, Pharmacology

American Institute of Physics Journals

Subject: 
Science
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    High-quality academic journals from the American Institute of Physics.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Mathematics, Physics

American Mathematical Society Journals

Subject: 
Science
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    High-quality academic journals from the American Mathematical Society.

    Avalailable titles limited to a select collection.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Mathematics, Physics

American Periodicals Series Online (ProQuest)

Subject: 
Humanities, Social Sciences
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    Digitized images of the pages of 1000 American magazines and journals published between 1741 and 1940. Titles include Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine, the first American professional journals, and several consumer magazines still in publication, such as Vanity Fair, Harper's Bazaar, and Ladies' Home Journal. The search interface allows you to search the complete text, including tables of contents. Articles are downloadable in PDF format. Updated daily.

    Detailed subjects: 
    History, Journalism, Literature, Sociology

American Presidential Campaigns and Elections (Sharpe Reference Online)

Subject: 
Humanities, Interdisciplinary, Social Sciences
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Current NU Only
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    The core content of this work reviews and analyzes the process by which aspirants to the American presidency have campaigned for the support of the national electorate and how voters have made their selections from 1789 to the present day.  Content includes primary documents, images, chronologies, and state-by-state analysis of election results.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Government, History

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Research Library

Subject: 
Engineering, Science
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Current NU Only
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    The ASCE Research Library is a comprehensive online tool for locating articles of interest across all disciplines of civil engineering. Includes more than 73,000 full-text papers from ASCE Journals and Proceedings. Approximately 4,000 new papers will be added each year.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Conference Proceedings

Subject: 
Engineering, Science
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    High-quality conference proceedings from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Engineering

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Online Journals

Subject: 
Engineering, Science
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Current NU Only
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    High-quality academic journals from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Engineering

Annual Reviews

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health, Science, Social Sciences
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Current NU plus alumni
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    Definitive reviews in 37 scientific disciplines, mostly biomedical sciences, physical sciences, and social sciences. Excellent for finding overviews of new topics.

AnthroSource

Subject: 
Social Sciences
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    An online service of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), AnthroSource offers access to backfiles of up to 100 years, as well as current content from AAA's 32 anthropological publications which includes journals, books, monographs, bulletins and newsletters.

Art and Architecture Complete (EbscoHost)

Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Engineering, Humanities
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    Art and Architecture complete offers full-text coverage of 380 periodicals and more than 220 books, plus indexing and abstracts for more than 780 academic journals, magazines and trade publications, as well as for over 230 books. Includes an image Collection of over 63,000 images provided by Picture Desk and others.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Architecture, Art & Design

Art, Design and Architecture Collection (ProQuest)

Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Engineering, Humanities
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    A comprehensive survey of current publications in the fields of visual and applied arts. This collection includes the specialist indexes ARTbibliographies Modern (covering modern and contemporary art), Design and Applied Arts Index (for all aspects of design and crafts) and the International Bibliography of Art (covering scholarship on Western art history), together with a complementary collection of current full-text journals, Arts and Humanities Full Text.

Arts and Humanities Citation Index

Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Humanities
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    Citations and abstracts from over 1,160 of the world's leading journals in archeology, architecture, dance, music, film and theater, history, humanities, literature, and religion. Cited reference searching allows you to track prior research, see who is citing your work, measure the influence of someone's work, and navigate forward, backward and through the literature of your discipline. Covers 1975-present

    Detailed subjects: 
    Architecture, Art & Design, Media and Screen Studies, Film Studies, Literature, Religion

ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library (SEDL)

Subject: 
Engineering, Science
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    Covers a broad range of engineering disciplines including aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, environmental, geological, health and safety, industrial, materials science, mechanical, nuclear, petroleum, soil science, and solar engineering.

    Provides online access to complete full text for:

    • all ASTM standards going back to 1998, with versioning changes redlined
    • all issues of ASTM journals
    • special technical publications
    • symposia publications from ASTM's technical committees,
    • manuals for illustrated hands-on information on conducting tests
    • monographs (books) for in-depth topics

ATLA Religion Database (EbscoHost)

Subject: 
Humanities, Social Sciences
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    Provides information on topics such as biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religion in social issues.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (EbscoHost)

Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Engineering, Humanities
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    Offers a comprehensive listing of journal articles published worldwide on architecture and design, archaeology, city planning, interior design, and historic preservation.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (ProQuest)

Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Engineering, Humanities
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    This database is a comprehensive listing of journal articles on architecture since 1934, covering the history and practice of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation and interior design and decoration.

Biography in Context (Gale Cengage)

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Subject: 
Interdisciplinary
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    Biographies, current and historic, with related full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers. Pictures, links to vetted websites. Search for people by name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as keyword and full text. Some obituaries. Formerly Biography Resource Center.

BioMed Central

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health, Science
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Open Access
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    An independent online publishing house; provides immediate free access to the peer-reviewed biological and medical research. Northeastern's membership reduces article-processing charges for Northeastern-affiliated authors who publish with BMC journals.

BioOne

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health, Science
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    Not-for-profit collaboration bringing together scientific societies, publishers, and libraries to provide access to critical, peer-reviewed research in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences.

BioOne Abstracts and Indexes (ProQuest)

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health, Science
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    A unique aggregation of nearly 100 high-impact bioscience research journals from around 70 publishers.  Abstracts developed by the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), the University of Kansas, the Greater Western Library Alliance and Allen Press.

BIOSIS Previews (1969- present)

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health, Science
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    Biological Abstracts, the premier database of research in Biology and related disciplines. International coverage of scholarly articles, books and book chapters, meetings and conferences, patents and software. 1969-present, updated weekly.

Boston Globe, Current and Historical (1872-present) (ProQuest)

Subject: 
Social Sciences
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Current NU Only

Building Green

Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Engineering, Science
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    An array of media and information resources about green design. Includes Environmental Building News from 1992 to present, a Green Products directory, and 200 high performance buildings case studies.

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    Detailed subjects: 
    Architecture, Art & Design, Ecology, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Health Sciences

Business Insight: Essentials (Gale Cengage)

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Subject: 
Business & Management
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    Authoritative company and industry information including statistical information, news and scholarly journals.  Explore real world applications and develop analytical skills by comparing companies and industries on key metrics.  Create, filter and export data.

     

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

Business Source Complete (EbscoHost)

Subject: 
Business & Management
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    Indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886 are included. Detailed author profiles for the 40,000 most-cited authors. Searchable by company and industry also. Includes marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics.

Cambridge Univ. Press Journals Online

Subject: 
Interdisciplinary
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    High-quality academic journals published by Cambridge University in all disciplines.

Chicago Defender: 1910 - 1975 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)

Subject: 
Humanities, Social Sciences
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    This resource allows researchers to search for full articles in the Chicago Defender. Searches provide a PDF of each article as well as an abstract.

Chicago Tribune (Proquest Historical Newspapers)

Subject: 
Interdisciplinary
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Current NU Only
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    Proquest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Tribune (1849- 1988).  The historical Chicago Tribune collection offers both full page and article digital images in PDF format with searchable full text

    Detailed subjects: 
    History, Journalism

Chronicle of Higher Education Online

Subject: 
Humanities, Social Sciences
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Current NU Only
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CIAO Columbia International Affairs Online

Courtesy of the NU School of Law
Subject: 
Government & Law, Social Sciences
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Current NU Only
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    A wide range of scholarship in international affairs, including working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs. 1991 to the present.

CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health) Complete

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health, Science
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Current NU Only
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    The world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 700 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL index from 1937 to the most current issues.

Civil Engineering Database (CEDB)

Subject: 
Engineering, Science
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    Provides easy access to all the publications of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). It covers ASCE documents published since 1975 including all the journals, conference proceedings, books, standards, manuals, magazines and newsletters. There is full text access to the ASCE journals for which Snell library has a print subscription.

Cochrane Library

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
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Current NU Only
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    The Cochrane Library contains high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. It includes reliable evidence from Cochrane and other systematic reviews, clinical trials, and more. Full text.

ComDisDome (CSA)

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health, Social Sciences, Science
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    is an indexing and abstracting tool covering the communications disorders literature, with focus on speech-language pathology and audiology. In one convenient location, the database will quickly identify and connect you to reliable information from multiple sources in your field, including journal articles and books, along with access to profiles of researchers working in this area.

Communications and Mass Media Complete (Ebscohost)

Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Humanities, Social Sciences
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    Scholarship in areas related to communication and mass media, including new media, rhetoric, film, broadcasting, and more. Significant full text is available.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Computer Science

Compendex with Inspec (Ei Village)

Subject: 
Engineering, Science
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Current NU Only
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    A comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering database, Compendex contains over 9 million records, and references over 5,000 international engineering sources including journals, conferences, and trade publications. 1969 to present, updated weekly.

Computers and Applied Sciences Complete (Ebscohost)

Subject: 
Engineering, Science
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Current NU Only
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    Abstracts for more than 1,800 academic journals (730 in full text), professional publications, and other reference sources from a diverse collection relating to computer science.

Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (ISI Web of Science)

Subject: 
Science
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Current NU Only
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    Conference Proceedings Citation Index, accessed via Web of Science, helps researchers access the published literature from significant conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions worldwide. This resource lets you use cited reference searching to track emerging ideas and new research beyond what is covered in the journal literature. Two editions cover the sciences and social sciences.

Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities (ISI Web of Science)

Subject: 
Humanities, Social Sciences
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    The new Data Citation IndexSM from Thomson Reuters is designed to be the first single source of data discovery for the sciences, social sciences and arts and humanities. Data Citation Index fully indexes a significant number of the world's leading data repositories of critical interest to the scientific community, including over two million data studies and datasets. The records for the datasets, which include authors, institutions, keywords, citations and other metadata, are ten connected to related peer-reviewed literature indexed in the Web of KnowledgeSM.

CQ Electronic Library

Subject: 
Government & Law, Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
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    Congressional Quarterly's portal for research in US government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs. Includes CQ's Politics in America, as well as other almanacs, data, and news publications.

CQ Researcher

Subject: 
Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
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    CQ Researcher is noted for its in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.

Criminal Justice (ProQuest)

Subject: 
Social Sciences
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Current NU Only
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    ProQuest Criminal Justice Periodicals Index™ is a comprehensive database of U.S. and international criminal justice journals. The database provides research support for students interested in careers in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security. The database includes abstract and indexing for 250 titles, with more than 100 available in full-text. 

    Detailed subjects: 
    Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Abstracts (EbscoHost)

Subject: 
Government & Law, Social Sciences
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Current NU Only
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    Indexing and links to full text for scholarly and professional journals in the criminal justice and related fields.

Current Contents Connect

Subject: 
Interdisciplinary
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Current NU Only
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    Use this service to browse tables of contents from 1998 to the latest issues for scholarly journals.  Search or set up email alerts by creating a personal Web of Knowledge account (free to NU users). 

     

e-Duke Scholarly Collection

Subject: 
Social Sciences, Humanities
Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
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    Humanities and social sciences journals from Duke University Press and associated learned societies, available in full text

EconLit (Ebscohost)

Subject: 
Business & Management, Social Sciences
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Current NU Only
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    The American Economic Association's electronic database and the foremost source of references to economic literature. The online heir to the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL), EconLit is a reliable source of citations and abstracts to economic research dating back to 1969. Links to full text and ILL options

Education Index Retrospective (Ebscohost)

Subject: 
Interdisciplinary, Social Sciences
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Current NU Only
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    The Education Index Retrospective: 1929-1983 has information on societal trends affecting education, including segregation, multiculturalism, feminism, and economic developments. It includes over 800 periodicals and cites around 850,000 articles and book reviews.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Education, History, Sociology

Education Journals (ProQuest)

Subject: 
Humanities, Social Sciences
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Current NU Only
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    ProQuest® Education Journals gives users access to approximately 900 top educational publications, including more than 600 of the titles in full text.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Education

Education Research Complete (EbscoHost)

Subject: 
Social Sciences
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Current NU Only
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    Education Research Complete provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,870 journals, as well as full text for more than 1,060 journals, and includes full text for more than 133 books and monographs, and for numerous education-related conference papers. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.

Educator's Reference Complete (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
Subject: 
Social Sciences
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Current NU Only
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    A selection of academic journal articles, hundreds of full-text reports, and reference sources in the field of education, including educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices, from 1980 to the present. Updated daily. 

    Detailed subjects: 
    Education

Ei Village: Compendex and Inspec

Subject: 
Engineering, Science
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Current NU Only
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    Search Compendex and Inspec at the same time, including citations from the scientific and technical engineering literature plus physics, electrical engineering, computer science, nanotechnology, information theory and more. Journal articles, conference proceedings, dissertations, books, reports. Patents prior to 1976 only.

Emerald Fulltext

Subject: 
Business & Management, Social Sciences
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Current NU Only
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    Scholarly research journals in social sciences including business, information science, management, marketing, economics, information technology, and more.

Encyclopaedia of Islam (Brill)

Subject: 
Government & Law, Humanities, Social Sciences
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Current NU Only
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    Encyclopaedia of Islam Online (EI Online), published by Brill, consists of all three editions of the encyclopedia. 

    Detailed subjects: 
    Anthropology, History, International Affairs, Philosophy, Religion

Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society

Subject: 
Science
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Current NU Only
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    The Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society presents some 490 articles showing the math behind our daily lives, explaining how and why math works, and allowing readers to better understand how disciplines such as algebra, geometry, calculus, and others affect what we do every day.

Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive (Proquest)

Subject: 
Business & Management, Art, Media & Design
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Current NU Only
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    An archival research resource containing essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to 2000. Core US and UK trade magazines covering film, music, broadcasting and theater are all included, together with film fan magazines and music press titles.

Entrepreneurship (Proquest)

Subject: 
Business & Management
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Current NU Only
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    This database has content that ranges from journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings to guides, templates, forms, sample business plans and tips from entrepreneurs in a variety of formats - from video to downloadable Word and Excel files, as well as text and PDFs.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

ERIC (EbscoHost)

Subject: 
Social Sciences
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Current NU Only
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    Contains citations to journal articles and documents related to education.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Education

ERIC (ProQuest)

Subject: 
Social Sciences
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Current NU Only
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    Contains citations to documents related to education.

     

    Detailed subjects: 
    Education, Literature

Ethnic Newswatch (ProQuest)

Subject: 
Humanities, Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary
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Current NU Only
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    Interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Designed to provide the "other side of the story," ENW titles offer additional viewpoints from those proffered by the mainstream press.

Factiva (Dow Jones/ProQuest)

Jointly funded by the University Libraries and the D’Amore-McKim School of Business.
Subject: 
Business & Management, Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
Maximum number of users at a time: 
5
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    Includes access to the Wall Street Journal, Barron's, and hundreds of other international newspapers.

Facts & Comparisons Clinical eAnswers

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
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Current NU Only
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    Facts & Comparisons® contains authoritative and comprehensive drug information with unbiased, reliable information.  In addition to descriptions, generic and commercial names, dosage, warnings, it includes a drug/disease indications database, dosage, body measurement, and general pharmacology calculators, patient handouts, and much more for the health professional, and pharmacy and pharmacology researcher. 

    Detailed subjects: 
    Allied Health, Medicine

FDsys

Subject: 
Government & Law, Social Sciences
Access: 
Open Access
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    Full-text access to essential federal publications, including the current U.S. Budget, Congressional Record, and Federal Register.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Government

FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals

Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Humanities
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Current NU Only
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    This index to scholarly journal content adds intellectual depth research and course syllabi. Created by experts at the International Federation of Film Archives, it indexes over 300,000 articles dating back to 1972 from 300 of the world's foremost academic and popular film journals.

Film Literature Index

Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Humanities
Access: 
Free Web Resource
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    150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries cover-to-cover and 200 other periodicals selectively for articles on film and television. Covers 1976-2001, for more recent articles, use FIAF.

Genderwatch (ProQuest)

Subject: 
Humanities, Social Sciences
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Current NU Only
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    Reprints full articles from women's studies magazines and newsletters (including some that are hard to find in print), as well as some scholarly journals. Some articles go back to the 1970's. You can browse a list of subjects or search by key words.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Women's Studies

General BusinessFile ASAP (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
Subject: 
Business & Management, Social Sciences
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Current NU Only
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    General BusinessFile provides a combination of indexing, abstracts and full text for business and trade publications. Includes directory listings for companies as well as investment analysts' reports on major companies and industries.

GeoRef (Ebscohost)

Subject: 
Science
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Current NU Only
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    Searchable abstracts from the American Geological Institute containing references to geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses.

GeoRef (ProQuest)

Subject: 
Science
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Current NU Only
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    The GeoRef database, established by the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) in 1966, provides access to the most comprehensive geoscience literature of the world. GeoRef contains millions of references to geoscience maps, serial, and non-serial literature. The database includes references to all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey. Master's theses and doctoral dissertations from US and Canadian universities are also covered. Coverage for North American resources starts in 1669, whereas worldwide coverage starts in 1933.

Global Issues in Context (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
Subject: 
Business & Management, Government & Law, Social Sciences
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Current NU Only
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    Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events.

Google Scholar

Subject: 
Interdisciplinary
Access: 
Free Web Resource
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    A simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, academic publishers, professional societies, preprints, universities and other scholarly organizations.
    NU affiliates: enhance Google Scholar by selecting "Scholar Preferences" and "Full Text @ NU Libraries".

GreenFILE (Ebscohost)

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health, Government & Law, Interdisciplinary, Science
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Current NU Only
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    Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE is an informative resource for anyone concerned about our planet. The database contains nearly 300,000 records, full text for selected titles, and searchable cited references for more than 200 titles as well.

    Not affiliated with NU?  Choose the free web version of GreenFILE.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Earth Sciences, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Law

HAPI (Health and Psychosocial Instruments)

Subject: 
Social Sciences
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Current NU Only
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    Information about behavioral measurement instruments, abstracted from hundreds of leading journals covering health sciences and psychosocial sciences.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Psychology

Health and Wellness Resource Center (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
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Current NU Only
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    Access to medical, statistical, health, and related information. Includes periodical articles, pamphlets, news and multimedia content, and the Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Allied Health

Health Reference Center Academic (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources that offer reliable health information to researchers, including nursing and allied health students.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Allied Health, Nursing

HeinOnline

Subject: 
Government & Law, Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    From the legal publisher William S. Hein. Provides full text legal documents including regulations and other government publications, reports, Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) and UN Treaty series, and over 1,600 law reviews and journals. 

    HeinOnline is available courtesy of the Northeastern School of Law Library.  See a complete description of available documents

    Detailed subjects: 
    Government, Law

Highwire

Subject: 
Interdisciplinary
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Current NU Only
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    Selected journals from Sage, as well as other scholarly publishers and societies.

Historical Abstracts (Ebscohost)

Subject: 
Social Sciences
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Current NU Only
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    Historical Abstracts covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and more. Indexing/abstracting of more than 1,700 academic historical journals in over 40 languages back to 1955 with links to full text where available.

    Detailed subjects: 
    History

Historical Black Newspapers (ProQuest)

Subject: 
Humanities, Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Searches 3 newspapers:

    Chicago Defender (1910-1975)

    NY Amsterdam News (1922-1993)

    Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002)

    Detailed subjects: 
    African-American Studies, Communications Studies, English & American Literature, Journalism, Literature, Sociology, Theatre

Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL)

Subject: 
Social Sciences, Government & Law
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) is the nation's premier collection of homeland security policy and strategy related documents.
    HSDL provides quick access to important U.S. policy documents, presidential directives, and national strategy documents as well as specialized resources such as theses and research reports from various universities, organizations, local agencies and state agencies.

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and Massachusetts Library System.
Subject: 
Business & Management
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    With content from industry journals, travel guides (some Fodor's guides are included) and magazines this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, while also allowing for focused study of specialized aspects of the industry: cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

Humanities International Complete (Ebscohost)

Subject: 
Humanities
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Current NU Only
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    Full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources, including all data from Humanities International Index (over 2,000 titles and 2 million records) plus unique full text content.

IEEE/IEL Electronic Library/Xplore

Subject: 
Science
Access: 
Current NU Only
Maximum number of users at a time: 
15
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    Citations and full text published since 1988 and select content published since 1950 from:
    IEEE journals, transactions, and magazines
    IEEE conference proceedings
    IEE journals
    IEE conference proceedings
    IEEE standards
    IEEE Spectrum Magazine
    Proceedings of the IEEE

    Detailed subjects: 
    Engineering

Illustrated London News 1842-2003 (Gale Cengage)

Subject: 
Humanities, Interdisciplinary
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    A historical archive of the Illustrated London News, the world's first pictorial weekly newspaper, from 1842-2003.  Includes over 260,000 pages in full facsimile, fully searchable. 

    Detailed subjects: 
    History, Journalism

Index to Jewish Periodicals (Ebscohost)

Subject: 
Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    English-language articles and book reviews on Jewish history, activity and thought in more than 220 journals devoted to Jewish affairs. For students of Jewish thought and others interested in contemporary Jewish and Middle Eastern studies. Journal coverage dates back as far as 1988.
     

    Search together with Jewish Studies Source

    Detailed subjects: 
    Jewish Studies

IngentaConnect

Selected titles only. MIT Press titles available to alumni
Subject: 
Interdisciplinary
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Search articles from Ingenta. 

Inspec (EI Village)

Subject: 
Science
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Current NU Only
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    The Inspec database provides deep coverage of scientific and technical literature in the field of physics, with additional links to citations in electrical engineering, electronics, computer science, and manufacturing information. It describes articles in more than 3,400 journals, 2,000 conference proceedings as well as books, dissertations and reports.  Links to full text or interlibrary loan options are included for each citaton . Produced by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

    Detailed subjects: 
    Computer Science, Engineering, Physics

Institute of Physics Electronic Journals

Selected titles only
Subject: 
Science
Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
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    Articles from selected journals published by the Institute of Physics, including the IOP Journal Archive covering 1874-2003, in addition to current articles. 

    Detailed subjects: 
    Physics

International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)

Subject: 
Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    The International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) is an online resource for social science and interdisciplinary research. IBSS includes over two million bibliographic references to journal articles and to books, reviews and selected chapters dating back to 1951. It is unique in its broad coverage of international material and incorporates over 100 languages and countries. Over 2,800 journals are regularly indexed and some 7,000 books are included each year. Abstracts are provided for half of all current journal articles and full text availability is continually increasing.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Sociology, Anthropology

International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (EbscoHost)

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    A comprehensive index to worldwide pharmaceutical literature, with abstracts from over 750 health journals, major pharmacy meetings, and all U.S. state pharmacy journals. Covers biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics, new drug delivery systems, pharmacist liability, and legal, political, and ethical issues.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Pharmacology

Jewish Studies Source (Ebscohost)

Subject: 
Social Sciences
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Current NU Only
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    A multidisciplinary view into the study of Jewish civilization from its historical origins to the present. Content within the collection is meant to cover all facets of Judaism and multiple areas of study. Over 350 full-text titles including academic journals, abstracts of monographs, newspapers and periodicals, including complete Jewish Telegraphic Agency wire service articles from 1922 to the present.

    Also search with Index to Jewish Periodicals

    Detailed subjects: 
    Jewish Studies, Religion

Journals @ Ovid (Search for articles)

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Full text access to over 400 core medical, nursing, pharmacology journals from a variety of publishers including Lippencott Williams and Williams. Coverage begins as early as 1993 for some titles. Updated daily.
    View a complete list of the journal titles.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Allied Health, Athletic Training, Geriatrics & Gerontology, Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Respiratory Therapy, Speech Pathology & Audiology

JSTOR

Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Business & Management, Government & Law, Humanities, Interdisciplinary, Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    A trusted digital archive of academic journals and other scholarly content. Most journals include extended historic backfiles and not current issues. Arts and Sciences collections 1 thru XI and XI are available, plus the Life Sciences collection, and Business III.

    Arts and Sciences IV content is available courtesy of the Northeastern School of Law Library.

Law360

Law360 is available courtesy of the Northeastern School of Law Library.
Subject: 
Government & Law, Business & Management
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Up-to-date legal news focusing on business law, useful for research on high-stakes litigation and high-profile legislation, as well as lawsuits against major corporations.  Also includes legal job listings.  From Lexis-Nexis.

     
    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Law, Regulatory Affairs in Drugs, Biologics, and Medical Devices

LexisNexis Academic

Subject: 
Business & Management, Government & Law, Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Up-to-date business and legal information is the strength of the LexisNexis Academic service. It allows you to search for newspapers, periodicals, public records, and legal documents, often within 24 hours of publication, and in some cases going back 20 years. Most documents are available in full text.

    If you experience problems printing from Lexis Nexis, try one of these solutions:

    • Download the article to PDF.   Open and print the PDF.
    • Use the browser print button instead of the Lexis-Nexis built in button.
    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Government, Law, Political Science

LexisNexis Academic: Law Reviews

Subject: 
Government & Law
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    United States law review articles from LexisNexis.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Criminal Justice, Government, Law, Political Science

Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA (Proquest)

Subject: 
Humanities
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Abstracts and indexes the international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. Includes phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. Covers various fields of linguistics including descriptive, historical, comparative, theoretical and geographical linguistics. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,500 serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, and dissertations.

    Detailed subjects: 
    English & American Literature, Linguistics Program

Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Journals @ Ovid

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Full text access to over 270 medical, nursing, and pharmacology journals from Lippencott Williams and Wilkins, along with backfiles from additional publishers. Updated daily.
    View a complete list of the journal titles.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Allied Health, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacology

LISTA: Library and Information Science Abstracts (EbscoHost)

Subject: 
Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Over 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings on librarianship, including information management and more extending back as far as the mid-1960s.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Librarianship

Literature Resource Center (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
Subject: 
Humanities
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Provides biographical and critical overviews of most authors, together with critical reactions to their works and bibliographies for further research. Includes cross-search of Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, and the Dictionary of Literary Biography. Excellent starting place, but not exhaustive.

    Detailed subjects: 
    English & American Literature, Foreign Languages & Literatures, Literature

London Times (Gale Cengage)

Subject: 
Interdisciplinary
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    London Times access *not including the Sunday edition* from 1785 to 1985. Also known as The Times Digital Archive, and published under the name Times of London.  An invaluable source for primary historical research.

Massachusetts History Online (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
Subject: 
Humanities
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Contains full-text articles gathered from almost 50 sources that directly relate to MA history.

    Detailed subjects: 
    History

MathSciNet

Subject: 
Science
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Reviews of research in mathematics, 1940-present. Equivalent of Current Mathematical Publications. Includes a citation database and current awareness using RSS. 

    Detailed subjects: 
    Mathematics

MD Consult (now known as ClinicalKey)

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    MD Consult includes full-text articles from over 80 medical journals and Clinics, 50 medical references, clinically relevant drug information, and patient handouts.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Health Sciences, Medicine, Physician Assistant

Medline (Ebscohost)

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Authoritative information on biomedicine and health, also including some nursing, dentistry, veterinary, health policy, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. The majority of the publications covered are scholarly journals, a small number of newspapers, magazines and newsletters are also included. Created by the National Library of Medicine, and the equivalent of PubMed. This Ebscohost version includes links to NU's full text journals, and can be searched with CINAHL and PsycInfo.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Allied Health, Geriatrics & Gerontology, Health Sciences, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Respiratory Therapy, Speech Pathology & Audiology

Medline (Web of Science)

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, it is the equivalent of PubMed. This version includes links to NU's full text journals, and can be searched with Web of Science. Includes EndNoteWeb.


    Covers: 1950 to the present

    Detailed subjects: 
    Allied Health, Athletic Training, Geriatrics & Gerontology, Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Respiratory Therapy, Speech Pathology & Audiology

MedlinePlus

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Access: 
Free Web Resource
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    MedlinePlus is the U.S. National Institutes of Health's Web site for authoritative and current consumer health information. Locate information on 800+ diseases and health conditions, prescriptions and OTC drugs, herbs and supplements. Link out to related anatomy and surgery videos, journal articles, clinical trials and patient education handouts. Includes a medical dictionary and an encyclopedia. Directories are available to use in locating hospitals, doctors, organizations, and more. Interactive tutorials, calculators, quizzes and games provide fun ways to learn about health issues and wellness. Produced by the National Library of Medicine. Spanish language version available.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Allied Health, Athletic Training, Geriatrics & Gerontology, Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Respiratory Therapy, Speech Pathology & Audiology

Mental Measurements Yearbook (EbscoHost)

Subject: 
Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Allows for evaluation of test products in psychology, education, business, and leadership. This online service covers from Volume 9 to the present.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Psychology

MERIP

Subject: 
Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Information and analysis of the Middle East including the Middle East Report, which provides news and analysis not generally found in mainstream sources.  Independent with no links to other educational, religious, or political organizations.  

MideastWire

Subject: 
Business & Management, Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
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    A daily newsletter of concise, translated briefs covering some of the key political, cultural, economic and opinion pieces appearing in the media of the 22 Arab countries, Iran and the Arab Diaspora.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Economics, Government, International Affairs, Political Science

Military and Government Collection (Ebscohost)

Subject: 
Government & Law
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content including full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Government, Military/Naval Science, Political Science

MLA Bibliography (EbscoHost)

Subject: 
Humanities
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    A core index for the study of literature, folklore, language, and linguistics, with good coverage of many additional cultural forms like film, music, and theater. Contains over 2 million citations to journal articles, books, proceedings, book chapters, and dissertations, dating from 1926 to present.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Children's Literature, Media and Screen Studies, English & American Literature, Film Studies, Foreign Languages & Literatures, Literature, Theatre

MLA International Bibliography (ProQuest)

Subject: 
Humanities
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    This database is a classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore and linguistics which has been compiled by the Modern Language Association of America since 1926. The electronic version includes the Bibliography's entire print run and currently contains more than 2 million records.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (EbscoHost)

Subject: 
Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    NCJRS from the US Department of Justice offers extensive reference and referral services to help you find answers to your questions about crime and justice-related research, policy, and practice. This Ebsco version allows you to combine your search with other Ebsco databases.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Criminal Justice

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (DoJ)

Subject: 
Social Sciences
Access: 
Open Access
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    NCJRS from the US Department of Justice offers extensive reference and referral services to help you find answers to your questions about crime and justice-related research, policy, and practice.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Criminal Justice

Nature Journals Online

Subject: 
Science
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    The flagship journal "Nature" is the most highly cited interdisciplinary science journal according to ISI's journal citation reports; NU's subscription includes a number of sister titles.

NBER Working Papers

Provided courtesy of the Economics Department.
Subject: 
Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) is the nation's leading private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works. Its Working Papers have not undergone the review accorded official NBER publications; in particular, they have not been submitted for approval by the Board of Directors. They are intended to make results of NBER research available to other economists in preliminary form to encourage discussion and suggestions for revision before final publication. 1973-present.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Economics

New York Amsterdam News: 1922-1993 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)

Subject: 
Interdisciplinary, Humanities
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    This resource allows researchers to search for full articles in the New York Amsterdam News. Searches provide a .pdf of each article as well as an abstract.

    Detailed subjects: 
    History

New York Times (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
Subject: 
Interdisciplinary
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Search the full text of The New York Times starting in 1995. (Does NOT include the Book Review.)

New York Times (LexisNexis Academic)

Subject: 
Interdisciplinary
Access: 
Current NU Only
  • More info

    Online full text of the NY Times from 1980 to the present.

New York Times, Historical (1851 - 2010) (ProQuest)

Subject: 
Interdisciplinary
Access: 
Current NU Only
  • More info

    The Historical New York Times collection offers both full page and article digital images in PDF format with searchable full text back to the first issue.  Magazine and classifieds included. Go to "Advanced Search"--> "Look up citation" to find a specific article by author, title, page, date and more. 

    Detailed subjects: 
    Journalism

NU Journals @ Ovid

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Access: 
Current NU Only
  • More info

    Full text access to over 400 core medical, nursing, pharmacology journals from a variety of publishers including Lippencott Williams and Williams. Coverage begins as early as 1993 for some titles. Updated daily. View a complete list of the journal titles.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Allied Health, Health Sciences, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Respiratory Therapy, Speech Pathology & Audiology

Nursing Resource Center (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    For nursing students seeking curriculum aides that can support their learning beyond the classroom, Gale's Nursing Resource Center is designed to match the "nursing process" workflow, and facilitates connections between the content and clinical practice. This resource brings together medical titles from Gale and Macmillan with thorough nursing-specific texts from Delmar, part of Cengage Learning. The Nursing Resource Center provides authoritative information written in accessible language for students completing research papers, class assignments, and those preparing for their clinical experiences.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Medicine, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant

Opposing Viewpoints In Context (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
Subject: 
Business & Management, Interdisciplinary
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Drawing on the acclaimed series published by Greenhaven Press and other Gale imprints, OVRC features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to Websites. Includes Lexile reading levels and national and state curriculum standards, with content correlated to the standards.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

Oxford University Press Journals Online

Selected titles only
Subject: 
Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
  • More info

    Journals from Oxford University Press.

PAIS (ProQuest)

Subject: 
Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Broad coverage of the social sciences, from 1915 to present. International in scope. Abstracts of books, journal articles, conference proceedings, and many government publications.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Economics, Government, International Affairs, Political Science

Philosopher's Index (EbscoHost)

Subject: 
Humanities
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    A bibliographic database with informative author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in the fifteen fields of philosophy, published in journals and books since 1940.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Philosophy

Philosopher's Index (ProQuest)

Subject: 
Humanities
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    This bibliographic database offers informative, author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in all areas of philosophy. The literature covered goes back to 1940 and includes journal articles, books, book chapters such as contributions to an anthology and book reviews.

PhilPapers

Subject: 
Humanities, Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
  • More info

    PhilPapers is a comprehensive index of philosophy books and articles. PhilPapers offers unique features such as real-time indexing of pre-prints, fine-grained classification by topic, email alerts, reading lists, advanced search functionality, and discussion forums. 

    Detailed subjects: 
    Philosophy

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    This collection includes over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine, providing researchers with access to topics discussed in the field, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Medicine, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant

PILOTS: Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress (ProQuest)

Subject: 
Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    PILOTS is a bibliographic database produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in White River Junction, Vermont, and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events. Includes journals, books, book chapters, pamphlets, technical reports, and materials in all languages.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Psychology

PolicyFile

Subject: 
Government & Law
Access: 
Current NU Only
  • More info

    Offering access to U.S. foreign and domestic policy papers and gray literature, PolicyFile is updated weekly with abstracts and links to the latest reports, papers, and documents from think tanks, research institutes, and agencies.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Law, Political Science

Political Science (ProQuest)

Subject: 
Government & Law
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    ProQuest Political Science gives users access to over 150 leading political science and international relations journals. This collection provides full-text of many core titles included in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts.

    Detailed subjects: 
    International Affairs, Political Science

Project EUCLID

Subject: 
Science
Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
  • More info

    Selected scholarly journals in mathematics (Euclid Prime and Euclid Select titles available).

    Detailed subjects: 
    Mathematics

Project MUSE

Subject: 
Humanities
Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
  • More info

    Project Muse allows searching of articles from journals in the humanities, including religion, literature, philosophy, cultural studies, women's studies, film and the arts. Coverage is generally from about 1994 to the present, depending on the journal.

    Detailed subjects: 
    English & American Literature, Film Studies, Literature, Philosophy, Religion, Women's Studies

PROLA (Physical Review Online Archive)

Subject: 
Science
Access: 
Current NU Only
  • More info

    The Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA) is the American Physical Society's online archive for Physical Review Letters, Reviews of Modern Physics, and Physical Review A–E. It contains all APS journal articles published from 1893–2007. Each January, another year is added to the archive.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Physics

ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Subject: 
Humanities, Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    All historical primary source documents from ProQuest, including American Periodicals Series (1740 - 1940), Ethnic Newswatch (1959 - present), Boston Globe (1872-1981), Chicago Defender (1910-1975), Chicago Tribune (1849-1988), New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993), The New York Times (1851-2008), Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002).  For more primary sources, see our full list of primary source databases.

ProQuest History Vault

Subject: 
Humanities
Access: 
Current NU Only
  • More info

    For the first time ever, ProQuest is introducing primary source materials from its University Publications of America (UPA) Collection in a digital format. ProQuest History Vault unlocks the wealth of archival materials with a single search. Researchers can access letters, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, financial records, diaries, and much more from a single interface.

    Detailed subjects: 
    History

PsycArticles (EbscoHost)

Subject: 
Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only, no walk-in use
  • More info

    Full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. Includes over 100,000 articles from 59 journals - 48 published by the American Psychological Association (APA) and 11 from allied organizations.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Allied Health, Business, Health Sciences, Human Services, Psychology, Sociology

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (EbscoHost)

Subject: 
Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
  • More info

    A select collection of full-text articles in psychology from chiefly peer-reviewed journals.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Allied Health, Business, Health Sciences, Human Services, Psychology, Sociology

PsycINFO (EbscoHost)

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health, Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
  • More info

    The American Psychological Association's flagship database of 2.4 million articles, books and other international documents in psychology going back over a century. 98% peer-reviewed!

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Health Sciences, Human Services, Psychology, Sociology

PsycINFO (ProQuest)

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health, Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
  • More info

    This database is published by the American Psychological Associations and provides comprehensive indexing and abstracts of the international psychological literature from the 1800s to the present. Documents indexed include journals, articles, books, dissertations and more. 90% of the 3,000+ titles indexed in PsycINFO are peer-reviewed.

Public Library of Science (PLoS)

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Access: 
Open Access
  • More info

    PLoS is an independent foundation that publishes, and makes freely available, peer-reviewed journals in the biomedical sciences.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Athletic Training, Geriatrics & Gerontology, Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Respiratory Therapy, Speech Pathology & Audiology

PubMed

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Access: 
Open Access
  • More info

    Open-access version of Medline, the health information clearinghouse from the National Library of Medicine. Includes links to full text for authorized NU affiliates.  Information on supported browsers.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Athletic Training, Geriatrics & Gerontology, Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Respiratory Therapy

PubMed Central

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Access: 
Open Access
  • More info

    PubMed Central (PMC) is an electronic archive of full-text journal articles in the biomedical and life sciences, offering free access to its contents. Sponsored by the U.S. National Institutes of Health.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Health Sciences

Regional Business News (Ebscohost)

Subject: 
Business & Management
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

Religion and Philosophy Collection (Ebscohost)

Subject: 
Humanities
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Journal articles in world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. 300 full text journals, including more than 250 peer-reviewed titles.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Religion

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (Ebscohost)

Subject: 
Humanities
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    RILM Abstracts of Music Literature offers citations and abstracts of articles on international subjects including historical musicology, ethnomusicology, instruments, voice, dance, music therapy.
    RILM covers all document types including articles, books, bibliographies, catalogues, dissertations, Festschriften, iconographies, critical commentaries to complete works, ethnographic recordings, conference proceedings, electronic resources, reviews, and more. Covers 1969 - present.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Music

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature (ProQuest)

Subject: 
Humanities
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    This database is a comprehensive guide to publications in music from all over the world. It covers articles, books, catalogues, dissertations and other publications from the 1830s to the present.

Royal Society of Chemistry Gold

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Biomedical & Health, Science
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    RSC Gold is the fantastic resource from The Royal Society of Chemistry that offers all online journal, database and magazine content in one package, as well as a cutting-edge eBook series.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry

Sage Premier Journals Online

Subject: 
Business & Management, Social Sciences
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    Find articles published in journals published by Sage.

SciELO Citation Index

Subject: 
Science
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    Get a more complete global picture by discovering new insights from research in Latin America, Spain, Portugal, the Caribbean and South Africa.

Science Citation Index Expanded (ISI)

Subject: 
Science
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    Science and technology citation and abstract information including original research articles, reviews, editorials, chronologies from over 7,000 journals. Cited reference searching allows you to track prior research, see who is citing your work, measure the influence of someone's work, and navigate forward, backward and through the literature of your discipline. Linked to EndNoteWeb.
    Covers 1975 - present

Science Magazine

Subject: 
Science
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    A journal of original scientific research, global news, and commentary.

ScienceDirect (Elsevier)

Subject: 
Engineering, Science, Social Sciences
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SciFinder (CAS)

Subject: 
Science
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    Provides searching of Chemical Abstracts, Medline is also available. Links to full text. Covers 1907 - present.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Chemistry

Scitation

Subject: 
Science
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    Scitation is the online home of more than 100 journals from AIP, APS, ASCE, ASME, SPIE, and a host of other prestigious science and engineering societies. Scitation now includes SpinWeb.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Engineering

SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) Journals Online

Subject: 
Science
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    Journals from SIAM.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Mathematics

Sloan Management Review (MIT)

Subject: 
Business & Management
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    A business journal that bridges the gap between management research and practice, evaluating and reporting on new research to help readers identify and understand significant trends in management. Online version includes blogs. Journal articles: 2003 to the present.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business

Social Sciences Citation Index: SSCI (ISI)

Subject: 
Social Sciences
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    Citations and abstracts in anthropology, sociology, urban studies, business and communication, criminology, penology, law, nursing, rehabilitation, and library sciences. Cited reference searching allows you to track prior research, see who is citing your work, measure the influence of someone's work, and navigate forward, backward and through the literature of your discipline. Linked to EndNoteWeb.
    Covers 1975-present

Social Sciences Premium Collection (Proquest)

Subject: 
Social Sciences
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    This collection provides access to databases covering the international literature in the social sciences, including politics, sociology, social services, anthropology, criminology and education. Featured databases include IBSS, PAIS and Sociological Abstracts. Together, they provide abstracts, indexing and full text coverage of journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, working papers and more, including deep indexing and full text from over 500 important social science journals.

    Detailed subjects: 
    African-American Studies, Anthropology, Business, Communications Studies, Criminal Justice, Economics, Education, Human Services, International Affairs, Political Science, Sociology

Social Services Abstracts (ProQuest)

Subject: 
Social Sciences
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    Social work research is indexed and abstracted in this service, including the family, human services, social welfare, gerontology, support groups, poverty and homelessness and community development. Major areas of coverage include community and mental health services. Articles are from 1980 to the present.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Human Services, Psychology, Sociology

Sociological Abstracts (ProQuest)

Subject: 
Social Sciences
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    The main source for abstracts in the international literature of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Indexes journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers and working papers. Cited references are included for many journal articles.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Anthropology, Human Services, Sociology

Sociology (ProQuest)

Subject: 
Social Sciences
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    Full text articles about sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction and more. Covers many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Human Services, Sociology

SPIE Digital Library: International Society of Optical Engineers

Subject: 
Science
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    The SPIE Digital Library is the most extensive resource available on optics and photonics, providing unprecedented access to more than 200,000 technical papers from SPIE Journals and Conference Proceedings from 1990 to the present. More than 17,000 new technical papers are added annually.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Engineering

Sport Discus with Full Text (Ebscohost)

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health, Social Sciences
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    SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals. With full-text coverage dating back to 1985.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Sports

SpringerLink Journals

Selected titles only
Subject: 
Social Sciences
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    Search for articles in Springer journals. 

    Recommended browser for Windows users: IE 9

Taylor & Francis Online

Subject: 
Interdisciplinary
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    Access to selected full text journals

Times Digital Archive (Gale Cengage)

Subject: 
Interdisciplinary
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    London Times access *not including the Sunday edition* from 1785 to 1985. An invaluable source for primary historical research.

Transportation Research Board Publications

Subject: 
Business & Management, Science
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Open Access
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    The books, reports, and miscellaneous publications of the Transportation Research Board cover nine general subject categories: planning, administration, and environment; design; materials, construction, and maintenance; operations and safety; aviation; public transit; rail; freight transportation (multimodal); and marine transportation.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Economics, Engineering

Turpion

Subject: 
Science
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    Library subscribes to Izvestiya Mathematics, Russian Mathematical Surveys, and Sbornik Mathematics only.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Mathematics

U.S. History in Context (formerly History Resource Center US) (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
Subject: 
Social Sciences
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    Access to over 4,000 historical (primary) documents, articles from more than 30 reference titles, and over 110 full-text journal covering themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present.

    Detailed subjects: 
    History

University of Toronto Press Journals

Subject: 
Government & Law, Humanities, Interdisciplinary, Social Sciences
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    Journals from the University of Toronto Press.

    Detailed subjects: 
    African-American Studies, Criminal Justice, English & American Literature, History, Law, Theatre, Women's Studies

Web of Science (Core Collection) (ISI)

Subject: 
Humanities, Interdisciplinary, Science, Social Sciences
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    Citation information and analysis, as well as author abstracts, are available in this multidisciplinary database covering over 10,000 high impact research journals. Cited reference searching allows you to track prior research, see who is citing your work, measure the influence of someone's work, and navigate forward, backward and through the literature of your discipline. Linked to EndNoteWeb.
    Covers 1975-present.

    The Core Collection includes:

    • Arts and Humanities Citation Index
    • Book Citation Index
    • Conference Proceedings Index
    • Chemical Reactions Index
    • Index Chemicus
    • Science Citation Index
    • Social Sciences Citation Index

Web of Science (ISI)

Subject: 
Humanities, Interdisciplinary, Science, Social Sciences
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    Citations and abstracts from scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. Includes conference proceedings, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions also included. Cited reference searching allows you to track prior research, see who is citing your work, measure the influence of someone's work, and navigate forward, backward and through the literature of your discipline.
    Use the All Databases dropdown to link to BIOSIS Previews, BIOSIS Citation Index, and Medline here.
    Linked to EndNoteWeb.

Wiley Online Library

Subject: 
Business & Management, Science, Social Sciences
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    Selected journals available in full text, along with the Cochrane Library and reviews of literature in the sciences.

World History in Context (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
Subject: 
Humanities, Social Sciences
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    An online collection that provides multicultural, global and research-based content that supports research in history from ancient times to the present. World History in Context offers students and researchers  access to a broad collection of scholarly analysis and full-text periodicals, reference works and primary documents, including Journal of World History, History Review and The Historian.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Gay & Lesbian Studies, History, Jewish Studies, Women's Studies

World Shakespeare Bibliography

Subject: 
Humanities
Access: 
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    Annotated citations for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare and published or produced between 1960 and 2011. The scope is international, with coverage extending to more than 120 languages. Updated quarterly.

    Detailed subjects: 
    English & American Literature, Literature

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (Proquest)

Subject: 
Government & Law
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    Worldwide Political Science Abstracts provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, law, and public administration / policy. The database is building on the merged backfiles of Political Science Abstracts, published by IFI / Plenum, 1975-2000, and ABC POL SCI, published by ABC-CLIO, 1984-2000. Since 2000, development of the serials list has focused on expanding international coverage. Approximately 1,500+ titles are being monitored for coverage; of these, 67% are published outside the United States.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Political Science

Worldwide Science

Subject: 
Science
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Free Web Resource
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    A free web site that acts as a gateway for one-stop searching of dozens of open access repositories of science information from around the world. Maintained by the Office of Science and Technology Information at the U. S. Department of Energy.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Agriculture, Anthropology, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Ecology, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Geology & Earth Sciences, Information Science, Marine Science, Nanotechnology, Oceanography, Physics, Sustainability