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Online Research for Alumni

The library is pleased to provide the following online resources for Northeastern alumni.  This list is determined by our vendor licenses and is subject to change.

Legal agreements for our electronic resources restrict their use to educational purposes only.

American Chemical Society Journals

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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

Annual Reviews

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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.

Britannica Academic (Encyclopedia Britannica)

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    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.

Cabell's Directories

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    Cabell's Directories includes addresses, phones, e-mails and web sites for journals. Northeastern University has access to the following directories from Cabell's: Accounting, Economics & Finance, Management, Marketing.

    Cabell's Business Directories are available courtesy of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Economics

Cambridge Histories Online

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    Completely searchable full text of more than 300 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

Chicago Manual of Style

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    Provides information on manuscript preparation, punctuation, spelling, quotations, captions, tables, abbreviations, references, bibliographies, notes, and indexes, with sections on journals and electronic media.

Colonial America (Adam Matthew Digital)

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    This online collection from the UK National Archives, currently being digitized, covers the CO5 documents from the period 1606-1822.  This is original correspondence between the governers of British colonies in North America and the Caribbean, and their responsible departments in Britain. Among the correspondence are diaries, maps, broadsides, laws, public notices, newspaper clippings, and more. 

    Images of the original documents plus searchable full text are included.  They may be searched by date, name, theme, region and more.

    Colonial America is a 5-module resource being released over a 5-year period. Northeastern currently has access to modules 1 and 2. 

    For those not familiar with Colonial Office records, see this introduction to the CO 5 documents

     

CQ Electronic Library

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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

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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.

Dissertations and Theses @ Northeastern (Proquest)

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    Doctoral Dissertations and Theses from Northeastern University Masters and PhD degree candidates, submitted to ProQuest's national thesis clearinghouse, most but not all full text.

Duke University Press

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    Humanities and social sciences journals from Duke University Press and associated learned societies, available in full text.

EdITLib (now known as LearnTechLib)

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    The LearnTechLib 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

Empire Online

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    Empire Online is a collection of original primary source documents relating to Empire Studies, from libraries and archives around the world.

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology (IGI)

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    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.

Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics

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    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.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Communications Studies, Political Science

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