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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.

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

Ethnologue : Languages of the World

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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: 
    World Languages

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

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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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    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

IET.tv

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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

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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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    Review articles on literary theories, movements, and critics. Extensively revised in 2004 and updated annually.

    Detailed subjects: 
    English & American Literature, Literature

JoVE Bioengineering

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    JoVE Bioengineering merges both physical and life sciences to understand and predict biological processes. Applying physical science tools to life science questions allow for the discovery of better technologies to measure, diagnose, and clinically treat disease.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Biology, Medicine

JoVE Biology

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    JoVE Biology is a peer-reviewed scientific video journal that presents more than 1000 videos demonstrating laboratory methods in the fields of cellular biology, developmental biology, microbiology, immunology, plant biology, medicine, and neuroscience.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Biology, Medicine

JoVE Immunology and Infection

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    JoVE Immunology and Infection includes content from a variety of fields working toward a shared initiative of improving global health. Techniques evaluating the biological response to pathogens from the molecular to organismal level are presented as well as therapeutic agents and their efficacy in treating disease.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Biology, Medicine

JoVE Neuroscience

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    JoVE Neuroscience is a multidisciplinary section devoted to investigations of the structure, function, physiology, and pathophysiology of the brain and nervous system. Included methodologies range from molecular and cellular level studies to full central and peripheral neural systems. Potential treatment platforms and surgical techniques for neurological diseases and disorders are also presented in this section.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Medicine, Biology

JoVE Science Education Database

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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. Currently access is available to the General Lab Techniques, Basic Methods in Cellular and Molecular Biology, and Essentials of Neuroscience sections. Each video is paired with additional video resources for you to view practical applications of the technique and other complementary skills.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Biology

LearnTechLib (formerly EdITLib)

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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

Mergent Intellect

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    A fully searchable database with detailed information on over 245,000,000 businesses including both active/inactive companies as well as daily updates on executives from over 100,000,000 businesses.

MideastWire

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    A daily newsletter of concise, translated briefs covering some of the key political, cultural, economic and opinion pieces appearing in the media of the 22 Arab countries, Iran and the Arab Diaspora.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Economics, Government, International Affairs, Political Science

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