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American National Biography Online

Subject: 
Humanities
Type: 
Biographies
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    American National Biography Online includes biographies for more than 18,700 American men and women whose lives have shaped the nation.

    Detailed subjects: 
    History

Annual Reviews

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health, Science, Social Sciences
Type: 
Article Databases
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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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.

Cambridge Histories Online

Subject: 
Humanities, Social Sciences
Type: 
Books & E-Books
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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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

Derwent Innovations Index (1993 - current)

Subject: 
Engineering
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Manuals & Handbooks
Primary Sources
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    Derwent Innovations Index® facilitates rapid, precise patent searching, letting you conduct patent and citation searches of inventions in chemical, electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering.

Dictionary of Energy

Subject: 
Engineering, Science, Social Sciences
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    Expanded edition of the Elsevier Dictionary with over 650 topic entries and biographies.

Encyclopaedia Judaica

Subject: 
Humanities, Social Sciences
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    Provides an exhaustive and organized overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel, from Rabbinic to modern Yiddish literature, from Kabbalah to "Americana" and from Zionism to the contribution of Jews to world cultures. Corresponds to the 2nd edition 22-volume printed version.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Jewish Studies

Encyclopaedia of Islam (Brill)

Subject: 
Government & Law, Humanities, Social Sciences
Type: 
Article Databases
Books & E-Books
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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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 Britannica

Subject: 
Interdisciplinary
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
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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.

Encyclopedia of American Studies

Subject: 
Humanities
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Access: 
Open Access
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    Published by Johns Hopkins University Press for the American Studies Association (ASA), the Encyclopedia of American Studies covers the history, philosophy, arts, and cultures of the United States in relation to the world, from pre-colonial days to the present, from various perspectives and the global American Studies movement. With over 800 online, searchable articles and accompanying bibliographies, related websites, illustrations, and supplemental material, theEncyclopedia of American Studies is the leading reference work for American Studies. Access to content on this site is open to the public and is subject to copyright protection.

    Detailed subjects: 
    History

Encyclopedia of Cancer, 2nd edition (Elsevier)

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health, Social Sciences
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    Covers all aspects of cancer, from basic science to clinical application. Published in 2003.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Health Sciences, Medicine

Encyclopedia of Communication and Information

Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Humanities, Social Sciences
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    Explores the full spectrum of communication, from careers to information technologies, in an interdisciplinary fashion. Emphasis is on both historical and current issues, topics, and people.

Encyclopedia of Earth

Subject: 
Science, Social Sciences
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Access: 
Open Access
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    All about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. Free, fully searchable articles written by scholars, professionals, educators, and experts who collaborate and review each other's work. Written in non-technical language useful to students, educators, scholars, professionals, as well as to the general public.

Encyclopedia of Education (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
Subject: 
Social Sciences
Type: 
Manuals & Handbooks
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    An electronic version of Macmillan's 8-volume second edition (2003) with entries describing the institutions, people, processes, roles and philosophies found in educational practice in the United States and throughout the world. Features include 121 biographies of influential educators; profiles of historic colleges and universities; profiles of organizations active in the field; and an appendix of full text primary source documents including education related legislation, international treaties and testing methods.

     

    Detailed subjects: 
    Education

Encyclopedia of Genetics

Subject: 
Science
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    Complete and authoritative coverage of genetics compiled into a single, comprehensive source, containing a clear presentation of cutting-edge knowledge. A reference work for everyone from the academic researcher to the educated layperson.

Encyclopedia of Gerontology, 2nd edition (Elsevier)

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health, Social Sciences
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    Contains articles with summaries about what is known about the many processes of aging. Published in 2007.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Geriatrics & Gerontology, Health Sciences, Medicine, Sociology

Encyclopedia of Global Health (Gale Cengage and Sage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
Subject: 
Biomedical & Health, Science, Social Sciences
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    Covers all aspects of global health, including physical/mental health and public policy topics, biographies of major doctors and researchers, profiles of medical institutions, organizations, and corporations, and descriptions of drugs and operations.

Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, 2nd edition (Elsevier)

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health, Science
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    Designed to illuminate the concepts and interrelationships between nutrient needs, dietary intake and health outcomes. An effective tool for the nutrition scientist seeking to fill the void of information in areas beyond his/her field of expertise. Published in 2006.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Health Sciences, Nutrition

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology (IGI)

Subject: 
Engineering, Science, Social Sciences
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Access: 
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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 Materials (Elsevier)

Subject: 
Engineering, Science
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    Around 1,800 articles written by experts in their fields, resulting in a comprehensive coverage focusing on the following areas: * Functional Phenomena * Structural Phenomena * Fundamental Core Theory * Structural Materials * Polymers and Materials Chemistry * Functional Materials

Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society

Subject: 
Science
Type: 
Article Databases
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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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.

Encyclopedia of Microbiology, 3rd edition (Elsevier)

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health, Science
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    Designed for researchers, technicians, teachers and students of microbiology, biotechnology, and environmental sciences. Published in 2009.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Biology

Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2nd edition (Elsevier)

Subject: 
Science
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    Over 400 encyclopedia articles, each approximately 3000-4000 words in length, with further reading lists and extensive cross referencing on the science of the oceans, including ancillary topics such as ocean technology, law of the oceans, global programs, marine policy, the use of the oceans for food and energy, and the impact of pollution and climate changes.Designed for a wide audience of students, academics, researchers, and professionals. The articles are written at a level that allows undergraduate students to understand the material, while providing active researchers with the latest technical information.

Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics

Subject: 
Social Sciences, Government & Law
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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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

Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, & Conflict, 2nd edition (Elsevier)

Subject: 
Government & Law, Humanities, Social Sciences
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    Information about antagonism and reconciliation in all contexts of public and personal life. 225 multi-disciplinary, cross-referenced and authoritatively authored articles. Published in 2008.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Anthropology, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology

Europa World of Learning

Subject: 
Interdisciplinary, Social Sciences
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Manuals & Handbooks
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    The Europa World of Learning is a comprehensive directory of academic institutions worldwide.  Primarily arranged by country the directory includes colleges and universities, international organizations, regulatory and representative bodies, learned societies, research institutes, libraries and archives, museums and art galleries.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Education

Foreign Law Guide

Courtesy of the NU School of Law
Subject: 
Government & Law, Social Sciences
Type: 
Country Information
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    A brief introduction to the legal systems of 190 foreign countries and jurisdications, a list of codifications, gazettes and other sources of law. Also, it identifies any available English translations. Searchable by country, subject, or keyword.

Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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     In-depth coverage of specific cancer types, diagnostic procedures, treatments, cancer side effects, and cancer drugs. 3rd edition, 2010. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    Information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies, in language accessible to laypersons.  Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    4th edition, published in 2011. Includes information on more than 1,700 medical disorders and concepts, with discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
Subject: 
Business & Management, Government & Law
Type: 
Company & Industry
Books & E-Books
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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Current NU Only

Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (CRC)

Subject: 
Engineering, Science
Type: 
Manuals & Handbooks
Books & E-Books
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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

Health and Wellness Resource Center (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Type: 
Article Databases
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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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

Index Chemicus

Subject: 
Science
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Primary Sources
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    Index Chemicus®, accessed via Web of Science®, provides researchers, administrators, faculty, and students with quick, powerful access to the chemical compound information they need to find research data, analyze trends, journals and researchers, and share their findings.

    Covers: 1993 to the present

International Encyclopedia of Political Science

Subject: 
Government & Law, Social Sciences
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    From Sage Reference, this eight-volume encyclopedia covers every field of politics, from political theory and methodology to political sociology, comparative politics, public policies, and international relations. It provides an essential, authoritative guide to the state of political science at the start of the 21st century and for decades to come.

    Detailed subjects: 
    International Affairs, Political Science

International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest

Subject: 
Humanities, Social Sciences
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    The online version of the 8-volume set, this encyclopedia covers the history of protest and revolution over the past 500 years - throughout the modern era of mass movements. Updated annually.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Anthropology, History, Political Science, Sociology

International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Government & Law, Social Sciences
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    This Encyclopedia is the first attempt in a generation to map the social and behavioral sciences on a grand scale. Not since the publication in 1968 of the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, edited by David L. Sills, has there been such an ambitious project to describe the state of the art in all the fields encompassed within the social and behavioral sciences. Available in both print (26 volumes) and online editions, it comprises 4,000 articles, commissioned by 52 Section Editors, and includes 90,000 bibliographic references as well as comprehensive name and subject indexes.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Anthropology, Human Services, Psychology, Sociology

Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism

Subject: 
Humanities
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
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    Review articles on literary theories, movements, and critics. Extensively revised in 2004 and updated annually.

    Detailed subjects: 
    English & American Literature, Literature

Literature Resource Center (Gale Cengage)

Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
Subject: 
Humanities
Type: 
Article Databases
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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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

Natural Standard

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    High quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies.

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

Online Tourism and Digital Economies (IGI Global)

Subject: 
Business & Management
Type: 
Books & E-Books
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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
Type: 
Books & E-Books
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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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 Bibliographies

Subject: 
Biomedical & Health, Humanities, Interdisciplinary, Social Sciences
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    Developed with scholars worldwide, Oxford Bibliographies offer authoritative research guides, featuring enyclopedic entries and annotated bibliographies on scholarship across a wide variety of subjects: Anthropology, Atlantic History, Cinema and Media Studies, Communication, Criminology, International Relations, Islamic Studies, Latino Studies, Public Health, Sociology and Victorian Literature. 
     

     

Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature

Subject: 
Humanities
Type: 
Biographies
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    Surveys the vibrant terrain of American literature in 350 essays from leading scholars, encompassing the range and depth of American literary history from the 1600s to the present day. (Published in 2004)

    Detailed subjects: 
    English & American Literature, Literature

Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

Subject: 
Humanities
Type: 
Biographies
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    Covers the history of literature in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland in the major literary languages (Anglo-Saxon, English, Welsh, Scots, Irish, and Latin). It includes substantial accounts of individual authors (e.g., Spenser, Pope, Austen) and detailed histories of particular themes, movements, genres, and institutions. (Published in 2006)

    Detailed subjects: 
    English & American Literature, Literature

Oxford Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather

Subject: 
Science
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    Over 300 entries about the earth's weather and climate processes, including science and history, events, ideas and biographies.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Earth Sciences

Oxford Encyclopedia of Evolution

Subject: 
Science
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    A comprehensive guide to the essentials of evolutionary biology, these entries by leading experts survey essential concepts and theories, present methods, models and findings, and discuss both the history of the field and current controversies. Published in 2002.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Biology

Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

Subject: 
Social Sciences
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    From Apple Pie to Zombie, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America covers the significant events, inventions, and social movements in American history that have affected the way Americans view, prepare, and consume food and drink. A collaboration of nearly 200 contributors this is a scholarly work with a generous bibliography. (Published in 2004.)

    Detailed subjects: 
    History

Oxford English Dictionary (OED)

Subject: 
Interdisciplinary
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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    Covers words from across the English-speaking world, tracing their origin and history, including earliest recorded usage, through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of sources.

Oxford Music Online (with Grove Dictionary of Music)

Maximum of 8 users at a time
Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Humanities
Type: 
Books & E-Books
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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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
Type: 
Books & E-Books
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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Current NU Only
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    Access to the 'Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection', 'The Literature Collection' and 'The Western Civilization Collection'.

Pivot (COS)

Subject: 
Interdisciplinary
Type: 
Data & Statistics
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Manuals & Handbooks
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    Combines a comprehensive, editorially maintained database of grants and other funding opportunities worth an estimated $33 billion, along with a database of 3 million pre-populated scholar profiles. Users may search for funding opportunities and view matching faculty from inside or outside Northeastern University. Conversely, a search for scholars will link to matching funding opportunities based on their research profiles. You may register to receive alerts whenever new matching opportunities are posted that match certain criteria. Pivot replaces three previous COS (Community of Scholars) databases: Expertise, Funding Opportunities, and Scholar Universe.

Sage Reference Online

Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Biomedical & Health, Business & Management, Humanities, Interdisciplinary, Science, Social Sciences
Type: 
Manuals & Handbooks
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
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    This includes all Sage Reference titles to which Northeastern University subscribes -- encyclopedias and handbooks for a wide variety of subject areas such as business, criminology, education, political science, psychology, sociology, and more, as well as research methodologies.

Thomas Register (ThomasNet.com)

Subject: 
Business & Management, Engineering, Science
Type: 
Company & Industry
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Access: 
Free Web Resource
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    ThomasNet includes the Thomas Register, a resource designed to bring together industrial buyers and sellers nationally, regionally, and locally.  Includes directory information, product news, CAD drawings and white papers.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Engineering

Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science

Subject: 
Science
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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Current NU Only
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    Written by a team of international expert scientists, the Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science examines topics in depth, and aims to provide a comprehensive scientific resource for all professionals and students in the area of estuarine and coastal science.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Marine Science

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
Type: 
Primary Sources
Article Databases
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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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

Van Nostrand’s Encyclopedia of Chemistry, 5th ed.

Subject: 
Science, Engineering
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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Current NU Only
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    An accessible introduction to chemistry. Van Nostrand’s Encyclopedia of Chemistry is a concise, comprehensive, and accessible reference. Its intelligential scope ranges from the introductory to the highly technical.

World of Learning (Europa)

Subject: 
Interdisciplinary, Social Sciences
Type: 
Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Manuals & Handbooks
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    The Europa World of Learning is a comprehensive directory of academic institutions worldwide.  Primarily arranged by country the directory includes colleges and universities, international organizations, regulatory and representative bodies, learned societies, research institutes, libraries and archives, museums and art galleries.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Education