The library is pleased to provide the following online resources for Northeastern alumni. We offer alumni access where included as part of the vendor licenses negotiated for NU faculty, staff, and students. This list is subject to change.
The ACI Scholarly Blog indexes over 15,000 scholarly and authoritative blogs from experts in all fields of science, engineering, health and medicine, th social sciences, law and the humanities.
All blogs are individually chosen by researchers with expertise in that blog’s topic or field of study. Care is taken in determining the subject coverage and also for enforcing editorial guidelines to ensure high standards in blog content and data quality. Author’s credentials are reviewed by subject experts to ensure quality material is included. Anonymous blogs are not currently included. If you are the author of a scholarly blog, and would like to suggest your blog or one your read regularly be included, there is a recommend a blog form.
By using keywords, you can easily locate relevant scholarly blogs, but there are some great advanced tools to narrow down and filter your results. Try locating blogs by author, and then filter your results with the facets on the left, including publication, author degree, Library of Congress classification.
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.
Provides information on manuscript preparation, punctuation, spelling, quotations, captions, tables, abbreviations, references, bibliographies, notes, and indexes, with sections on journals and electronic media.
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.
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.
One of the oldest and most well-known reference sources, with both short and book-length overview articles in almost all disciplines. Also includes historical timelines, multimedia, selected magazine articles, notable quotations, and a dictionary and thesaurus.
A compendium of nearly 700 authoritative, research-based entries on the complete range of topics that, together, define the contemporary state of knowledge on technology and its organizational, managerial, behavioral, and social implications. Enhanced with definitions of thousands of technical and managerial terms, as well as a reference section that directs researchers, scholars, students, and practitioners to additional sources for further reading and research.
The Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics explores how the rise of social media is altering politics both in the United States and in key moments, movements, and places around the world. Its scope encompasses the disruptive technologies and activities that are changing basic patterns in American politics and the amazing transformations that social media use is rendering in other political systems heretofore resistant to democratization and change.
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.