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Check out our Online Collections

Monday, October 19, 2015
Amira Aaron
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Scholarly Resources

The Library continues to expand the richness of primary source and other materials available to the Northeastern community including digital Gale Cengage newspaper collections, The Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960 – 1974, and Ovid Nursing E-books. Browse a selection of these new resources below.

Gale Cengage newspaper collections:

•  17th – 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757 – 1817) represent the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media.

•  19th Century British Newspapers contains full runs of influential national and regional newspapers representing different political and cultural segments of British society.

•  19th Century U.S. Newspapers provides access to primary source newspaper content from the 19th century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S.

•  Artemis Primary Sources is an integrated research tool that unifies extensive digital archives (including the collections above, the Illustrated London News Historical Archive [1842-2003], and the Times Digital Archive [1785- 2009]) and enables scholars to make new research connections.



Caribbean History and Culture, 1535-1920 (Readex collection)


Created from the renowned holdings of the Library Company of Philadelphia, Caribbean History and Culture, 1535-1920, is the largest and most significant collection of its kind.


The Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960 - 1974 (Alexander Street Press collection)


The Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960 to 1974 documents the key events, trends, and movements in 1960s America—vividly conveying the zeitgeist of the decade and its effects into the middle of the next.




 Statistical Abstract of the U.S. (ProQuest)


Published annually by the federal government since 1878, The Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political and economic conditions of the United States. The online version contains 1400+ individually indexed tables (with attached spreadsheets), both searchable and browsable.


Emerging Markets Case Studies Collection (Emerald)


The Emerging Markets Case Studies is an online collection of peer-reviewed teaching cases focusing on business decision making and management development through key emerging markets.


International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd ed.  (Elsevier)

More than 3900 chapters on rapidly evolving subjects, such as psychology, neurology, evolution, artificial intelligence and human/computer interaction. 



Historic Map Works™ Library Edition (ProQuest)


Historic Map Works™ Library Edition is one of the most extensive digital map collections available, with over 1.5 million high-resolution, full color historic maps.



American Politics and Society from Kennedy to Watergate


This ProQuest History Vault module is an exceptional compilation of document types from the Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon presidencies as well as records from federal agencies.


IMechE Archive 1847-1998 (Institution of Mechanical Engineers)


This collection provides access to over 200,000 pages of unique material, including technical papers, obituaries, works visits, meeting reports, technical drawings, and editorial comment, all covering some of the most influential and innovative years of engineering development.


Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Backfile Collection (Sage)


This collection includes 8 peer-reviewed journal backfiles, published by SAGE and participating societies, encompassing over 21,329 articles. This package includes access from 1998 back to volume one, issue one, of each journal (where available).



Ovid Nursing E-books and Journal archive



Addictions Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice

Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements

Cultural Competencies for Nurses: Impact on Health and Illness

Home Health Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice

Nursing Informatics: Scope and Standards of Practice

Palliative Nursing: An Essential Resource for Hospice and Palliative Nurses - Scope and Standards of Practice

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice

School Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice


Journal Archive:

Neurology (1951 – 1994)





Education Week

International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health

Performing Islam



Research Databases
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