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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.

Empire Online

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Current NU including NCH London, plus alumni
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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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Current NU including NCH London, plus alumni
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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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Current NU including NCH London, plus alumni
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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

Ethnologue : Languages of the World

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Current NU including NCH London, plus alumni
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    Ethnologue: Languages of the World is a comprehensive reference work cataloging all of the world’s known living languages. Since 1951, the Ethnologue has been an active research project involving hundreds of linguists and other researchers around the world. It is widely regarded to be the most comprehensive source of information of its kind.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Foreign Languages & Literatures

Foreign Office Files for China, 1919-1980 (Adam Matthew Digital)

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Current NU including NCH London, plus alumni
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    This collection makes available all British Foreign Office files dealing with China, Hong Kong and Taiwan between 1919 and 1980.  These formerly restricted British government documents, consisting of diplomatic dispatches, letters, newspaper cuttings, maps, reports of court cases, biographies of leading personalities, summaries of events and diverse other materials, provide unprecedented levels of detail into one of the most turbulent centuries of Chinese history.

ForeignPolicy.com

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Current NU including NCH London, plus alumni
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    Foreign Policy is the leading international source for global news, providing an evolving network of world-leading insights and analysis coupled with rapidly expanding original reporting.

    Detailed subjects: 
    International Affairs, Journalism, Political Science, History

Global Commodities (Adam Matthew Digital)

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Current NU including NCH London, plus alumni
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    Global Commodities: Trade, Exploration & Cultural Exchange brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of global commodities in world history. The commodities featured in this resource have been transported, exchanged and consumed for hundreds of years; they helped transform societies, global trading operations, habits of consumption and social practices. These original sources will help scholars to explore the history of fifteen major commodities and to examine the ways that they have changed the world.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Anthropology, Economics, History

IET Digital Library

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Current NU including NCH London, plus alumni
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    The IET Digital Library offers access to more than 500 ebooks from the Institution of Engineering and Technology and SciTech imprints, covering topics such as telecommunications, healthcare technologies, sensors, radar, electromagnetic waves, renewable energy and computing. All eBooks and chapters can be downloaded and are DRM-free.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Engineering

IET.tv

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Current NU including NCH London, plus alumni
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    IET.tv provides over 6500 technical and professional video presentations from a range of events, lectures, interviews, product demos, seminars and conferences across 9 technology channels, and covers core engineering and technology subjects.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Engineering

Institute of Physics Electronic Journals

Selected titles only
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Current NU including NCH London, 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

Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism

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Current NU including NCH London, 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

JoVE Science Education

video
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Current NU including NCH London, plus alumni
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    JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) Science Education is a video database dedicated to teaching laboratory fundamentals through simple, easy to understand video demonstrations. Each video is paired with additional video resources for you to view practical applications of the technique and other complementary skills.

    Science Education subject areas include Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Social Psychology, Psychology, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, and Clinical Skills.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Science (General)

JoVE Video Journals

video
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Current NU including NCH London, plus alumni
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    The Journal of Visualized Experiments is a set of scientific video journals dedicated to advancing science by increasing reproducibility and efficient knowledge transfer. Articles combine high-quality video demonstrations of experiments with detailed text protocols. All content is peer-reviewed and indexed in Medline, PubMed, Web of Science, and other relevant databases.

    Video Journals include: Behavior, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biology, Cancer Research, Chemistry, Developmental Biology, Engineering, Environment, Genetics, Immunology and Infection, Medicine, Neuroscience.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Science (General)

JoVE: Journal of Visualized Experiments

video
Access: 
Current NU including NCH London, plus alumni
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    The Journal of Visualized Experiments is a set of scientific video journals dedicated to advancing science by increasing reproducibility and efficient knowledge transfer. Articles combine high-quality video demonstrations of experiments with detailed text protocols. All content is peer-reviewed and indexed in Medline, PubMed, Web of Science, and other relevant databases.

    Northeastern University has access to all JoVE Video Journals and Science Education subjects.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Science (General)

LearnTechLib (formerly EdITLib)

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Current NU including NCH London, plus alumni
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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

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