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Books & E-Books

Our larger e-book packages are listed below.  Use "Library Catalogs" in Scholar OneSearch to find all books, print and online, in our collections. See E-book Devices for help with your reader or device. 

AccessMedicine

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    AccessMedicine from McGraw-Hill is an innovative online resource that provides access to more than 50 medical titles from the best minds in medicine, updated content, thousands of photos and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, diagnostic tools, a comprehensive search platform, and the ability to download content to a mobile device.

AccessPharmacy

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
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Current NU Only
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    A comprehensive online resource for pharmaceutical education,AccessPharmacy from McGraw-Hill provides powerful tools to meet the changing demands of today’s pharmacist.

AccessPhysiotherapy

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    A comprehensive online resource for physical therapy education, AccessPhysiotherapy from McGraw-Hill is a groundbreaking platform featuring learning tools such as video demonstrations, image slides, online dissection, and quizzes to test your knowledge.  The complete contents of physical therapy textbooks and resources such Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation, and InterventionPharmacology for the Physical TherapistTherapeutic Modalities for RehabilitationImaging in Rehabilitation; and much more, are also included.

    Read more from our blog, Snippets.

ACLS Humanities Ebooks (American Council of Learned Societies)

Subject: 
Humanities
Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
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    Full-text, fully searchable, high-quality books in the Humanities from 19 learned societies, nearly 100 contributing publishers, and the University of Michigan's Scholarly Publishing Office.

    Stable links to books may be inserted into Blackboard.

    Printing: up to 3 pages at a time

APA Books E-collection

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health, Science
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    APA Books E-collection contains the full text of 80 books having to do with the behavioral sciences from the American Psychological Association. 

    Detailed subjects: 
    Psychology

ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library (SEDL)

Subject: 
Engineering, Science
Access: 
Current NU Only
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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

Books@Ovid

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Hundreds of medical texts and handbooks from Lippincott for students and researchers in the health care professions.

    Books and book chapter links (called "jumpstarts") may be inserted into Blackboard. 

    Printing: Individual chapters and sections may be printed. 

Cambridge Histories Online

Subject: 
Humanities, Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
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    Completely searchable full text of the 247 volumes in the Cambridge Histories series. Explore American and British history, ancient history, Islamic history, economic history, the histories of philosophy, science, music, literature, religion, social histories, and much more. "My Histories" allows you to create and share a personalized library with your own bookmarks and notes.

    Stable links to PDFs of books and book chapters can be inserted into Blackboard.

    Printing: one chapter at a time

Center for Research Libraries

Subject: 
Interdisciplinary
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) collects and makes available important and rare collections of primary source materials, as well as thousands of foreign dissertations, historical journals, and newspapers from around the world.

    The collections are so varied as to include an unpublished manuscript music collection from Oxford, the vast engineering library of Linda Hall, and rare monograph and pamphlet area collections from various regions of the world. For example, the Sutro Library Mexican collection includes over 3,000 titles from the 1500-1900 time period, covering cultural, economic, political, religious, and social themes in Mexican history.

    These collections are made available in print, in microfilm, and, in many cases, online. Faculty, students, and staff are eligible to borrow resources through an extended delivery system or, when available, through electronic delivery or online.  See our Subject Guide to the Center for Research Libraries for more information. 

Early English Books Online (EEBO)

Subject: 
Humanities, Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700, with digital facsimile page images.

eBook collection (Ebsco)

Registration for an ebscohost account and Adobe Digital Editions are required if you wish to download complete eBooks to your computer or reading device.
Subject: 
Interdisciplinary
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Current NU Only
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    Mostly nonfiction ebooks from a variety of publishers. Look here for both popular and academic ebooks on education, psychology, sports and fitness, technology, and business. Formerly NetLibrary.

    Stable links to books may be inserted into Blackboard for reading online. Note that only one person may read the book at a time.

    To download as an e-book: First create a free personal myEBSCOHOST account and download the free Adobe Digital Editions software.

    Compatible devices: Apple ios devices, Nook, Sony and other devices compatable with Adobe Digital Editions.

    Borrowing: 7 days, one user at a time

    Printing: from computers (and print to standard PDF) one chapter or up to 60 pages

    Help:

    Ebsco instructions for downloading

    Special Ebsco instructions for Apple ios users

Ebrary Academic Complete

There is now an improved e-book reader and mobile app for ebrary. For more details please check the "MORE INFO" section below.
Subject: 
Interdisciplinary
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Over 50,000 e-books for you to read using any web browser.  Largely scholarly titles from leading academic and university presses. (View a list of participating publishers). 

    Stable links to books and book chapters may be inserted into Blackboard.

    To download as an e-book to a device: You must create a free personal Ebrary account and download the free Adobe Digital Editions software. 

    To download PDF selections or chapters: See ebrary support instructions

    Compatible devices: Apple ios devices, Nook, Sony and other devices compatable with Adobe Digital Editions.

    Borrowing: 14 days, up to 10 books at a time

    Printing:  Print (including print to PDF) up to a chapter from your web browser.

    For details on the improved e-book reader and mobile app for ebrary, please click here.

     

     

EdITLib

Subject: 
Social Sciences, Humanities
Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
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    The EdITLib Digital Library is an online resource of peer-reviewed and published international journal articles and proceedings papers on the latest research, developments, and applications related to all aspects of Educational Technology and E-Learning.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Education

Encyclopaedia of Islam (Brill)

Subject: 
Government & Law, Humanities, Social Sciences
Access: 
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

Facts & Comparisons Clinical eAnswers

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Access: 
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

Gale Virtual Reference Library (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
Subject: 
Business & Management, Government & Law
Access: 
Current NU Only

Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (CRC)

Subject: 
Engineering, Science
Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
Maximum number of users at a time: 
2
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    The 93rd Edition, 2012-2013, of the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics is a vast almanac of facts, tables, and statistics about mathematics and the physical world.  It is one of the most used handbooks in the sciences.  The online version allows for expanded functionality over the print; in particular, interactive tables that allow you to customize data by filtering just what you need and sorting colunmns. You may search all text, tables, or CAS registry numbers, and export or email the information to yourself.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Astronomy, Chemistry, Engineering, Mathematics, Nanotechnology, Physics

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.

Knovel Library

Subject: 
Engineering, Science
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Interactive ebooks and databases for scientific and engineering information. For certain properties there are specific chemical equations and digital graphs. Analyze data, sort, filter and export from 'live tables', resolve equations and plot graphs, capture values from existing graphs and perform 'What If' experiments.

    Download to a device: Springer e-books are available as standard PDFs by chapter. Email or download to any device with a PDF reader.

    Printing: Standard PDFs may be printed. 

     

    Detailed subjects: 
    Engineering

Lecture Notes in Computer Science

Subject: 
Science
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    The famous Springer series of texts and proceedings in computer science and related fields.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Computer Science

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

NANOnetBASE

Subject: 
Science
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Nanoscience and nanotechnology references and full text documents from CRC Press.

    Links to books may be inserted into Blackboard.

    Download to a device: Nanonetbase e-books are available as standard PDFs by chapter. Email or download to any device with a PDF reader.

    Printing: Standard PDFs may be printed.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Nanotechnology

Northeastern University Histories

Subject: 
Interdisciplinary, Social Sciences
Access: 
Open Access
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    Five histories of Northeastern University from 1898 to 1996 to view or download from the Internet Archive:

    • Origin and development of Northeastern University, 1898-1960 / by Everett C. Marston
    • Northeastern University, an emerging giant, 1959-1975 / Antoinette Frederick
    • Northeastern University, coming of age: the Ryder years, 1975-1989 / Antoinette Frederick
    • Northeastern University, 1989-1996 : the Curry years, smaller but better / Feldscher, Karen
    • Tradition and innovation : reflections on Northeastern University's first century / Baker, Brook K

Online Tourism and Digital Economies (IGI Global)

Subject: 
Business & Management
Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
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    A specialized collection of 13 online encyclopedias in the field of global and economic technologies, including hospitality, travel and tourism management, consumer management, e-commerce, the digital divide and developing countries, and more. Supports research in the impact of technology on the management of cultural content and tourism.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Economics

Oxford Art Online (with Grove Art)

Maximum of 8 users at a time
Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Humanities
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Formerly "Grove Art Online" this resource includes images, definitions, and analysis from Grove Art Online, the Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.

Oxford Music Online (with Grove Dictionary of Music)

Maximum of 8 users at a time
Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Humanities
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Comprises the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition, edited by Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell (London, 2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, edited by Stanley Sadie (London, 1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition, edited by Barry Kernfeld (London, 2002) plus additional resources.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Music

Oxford Reference Online

Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Government & Law, Humanities, Interdisciplinary, Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Access to the 'Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection', 'The Literature Collection' and 'The Western Civilization Collection'.

Political Reference Suite (CQ)

Subject: 
Government & Law, Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
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    Congressional Quarterly information 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.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Government, Political Science

Project Muse Ebooks

Subject: 
Humanities, Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
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    Northeastern University has access to over 150 Project Muse Ebooks.  Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Education

PsychiatryOnline Premium Collection

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    PsychiatryOnline Premium Collection includes diagnosis and differential diagnosis tools, case vignettes, multidisciplinary treatment guidelines, journals and books. It includes full text for the following titles:
     
    ·       DSM V (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition)
     
    ·       DSM-IV and DSM-IV-TR® Handbook of Differential Diagnosis
     
    ·       The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry, 5th Edition
     
    ·       Gabbard's Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders, 4th Edition
     
    ·       Textbook of Psychotherapeutic Treatments
     
    ·       The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry, 4th Edition
     
    ·       Dulcan's Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
     
    ·       The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment, 4th Edition
     
    ·       The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychopharmacology, 4th Edition
     
    ·       Manual of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 7th Edition
     
    ·      Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury, 2nd Edition

R2 Library

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Collection of full text reference books and textbooks in pharmacy, nursing, and pharmaceutical sciences from key health science publishers. Fully searchable and includes A-Z drug and topic indexes. NU subscription currently includes eight selected titles.
     

    Detailed subjects: 
    Health Sciences

Responsa Project

Note: Maximum of 5 users at a time
Subject: 
Humanities
Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
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    Online Torah literature from Bar Ilan University. Contains the Bible and its principal commentaries, the Talmud Bavli and Talmud Yerushalmi with commentaries, Midrash, Zohar, Halachic Law (Rambam, Shulchan Aruch with commentaries), a large Responsa collection of questions and answers ('Shut' in Hebrew), and the Talmudic Encyclopedia. In Hebrew.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Jewish Studies, Religion

Royal Society of Chemistry Gold

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health, Science
Access: 
Current NU Only
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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

Safari Books Online

Maximum of 5 users at a time
Subject: 
Interdisciplinary, Science
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    A fully-searchable e-reference library that houses a vast collection of technical books from industry-leading publishers such as Sam's, O'Reilly, Peachpit, Que, and more.

    Stable links to books and book chapters can be inserted into Blackboard, although only 5 users are permitted access at one time.

     

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Graphic Design

SpringerLink Books

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health, Business & Management, Engineering, Interdisciplinary, Science, Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Online access to full text of 50,000 books and book series from Springer Publishing. While the strength of Springer publishing is in the sciences, including biomedical and health sciences, many disciplines are represented: business, economics, chemistry, computer science, earth and environmental science, engineering, law, mathematics, physics and astronomy, and the social sciences. English and German content is included.

    Stable links to books and book chapters may be inserted into Blackboard.

    Download to a device: Springer e-books are available as standard PDFs by chapter. Email or download to any device with a PDF reader.

    Printing: Standard PDFs may be printed.  Northeastern affiliates may use Springer's MyCopy service to order personal print-on-demand copies of the books for $24.95, a significant discount over the market price.

     

STAT!Ref

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    A library of health care information, including DSM-IV-TR, Merck 19th ed, and hundreds of other eBooks, handbooks and journals.  (Statref)

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

Synthesis

Subject: 
Science
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Synthesis is an innovative information service for the research, development, and educational community in engineering and computer science. Synthesis includes 50- to 100- page dynamic 'Lectures' in an important research topic in engineering or computer science. Each lecture is a self-contained electronic book that gives more analysis and depth than typical journal articles.

    Access to Collections One through Four.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Computer Science, Engineering