Our larger e-book packages are listed below. Use "Library Catalogs" in Scholar OneSearch to find all books, print and online, in our collections. See E-book Devices for help with your reader or device.
AccessMedicine from McGraw-Hill is an innovative online resource that provides access to more than 50 medical titles from the best minds in medicine, updated content, thousands of photos and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, diagnostic tools, a comprehensive search platform, and the ability to download content to a mobile device.
A comprehensive online resource for physical therapy education, AccessPhysiotherapy from McGraw-Hill is a groundbreaking platform featuring learning tools such as video demonstrations, image slides, online dissection, and quizzes to test your knowledge. The complete contents of physical therapy textbooks and resources such Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention; Pharmacology for the Physical Therapist; Therapeutic Modalities for Rehabilitation; Imaging in Rehabilitation; and much more, are also included.
The A&AePortal is an authoritative eBook resource that features important works of scholarship in the history of art, architecture, decorative arts, photography, and design, offering students and scholars an engaging experience, encouraging critical thinking skills and supporting rigorous academic research. Users can either search full text or use a robust image search feature which connects scholars to further research.
Covers a broad range of engineering disciplines including aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, environmental, geological, health and safety, industrial, materials science, mechanical, nuclear, petroleum, soil science, and solar engineering.
Provides online access to complete full text for:
all ASTM standards going back to 1998, with versioning changes redlined
all issues of ASTM journals
special technical publications
symposia publications from ASTM's technical committees,
manuals for illustrated hands-on information on conducting tests
The Book Citation Index in Web of Science connects a library’s book collection to powerful new discovery tools, giving researchers the ability to quickly and easily identify and access the most relevant books. As a part of Web of Science, Book Citation Index allows users to search seamlessly across books, journals and conference proceedings to find the information most relevant to their work within one platform.
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.
The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) collects and makes available important and rare collections of primary source materials, as well as thousands of foreign dissertations, historical journals, and newspapers from around the world.
The collections are so varied as to include an unpublished manuscript music collection from Oxford, the vast engineering library of Linda Hall, and rare monograph and pamphlet area collections from various regions of the world. For example, the Sutro Library Mexican collection includes over 3,000 titles from the 1500-1900 time period, covering cultural, economic, political, religious, and social themes in Mexican history.
These collections are made available in print, in microfilm, and, in many cases, online. Faculty, students, and staff are eligible to borrow resources through an extended delivery system or, when available, through electronic delivery or online. See our Subject Guide to the Center for Research Libraries for more information.
ClinicalKey delivers all of Elsevier's medical and surgical content in one dynamic resource, giving users access to over 900 top books, over 500 top journals, thousands of videos and millions of images.
The largest and most comprehensive online historical archive of its kind and an essential resource for advanced study of the eighteenth century, this collection contains every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom between the years 1701 and 1800. The works that were filmed for this collection come from a number of major institutions, including the British Library, the Bodleian (Oxford), Cambridge University, Harvard University, Library of Congress, the Huntington Library, University of Manchester and many more.
English & American Literature, Literature, History
A comprehensive resource for physical therapy education, F.A. Davis PT Collection includes 29 of the most important physical therapy texts, including Dutton’s Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention and O’Sullivan, Physical Rehabilitation, fully searchable and continuously updated. Access 400+ procedure and exercise videos on exercise and rehabilitation techniques and interventions, self-assessment tools consisting of 1100 interactive self-assessment questions to prepare for the NPTE exam, a unique cadaver dissection tool, cases designed to help physical therapy students learn in the context of real patients, and concise outlines of common conditions and disorders. The F.A. Davis PT Collection is available on the same digital platform as McGraw-Hill Education’s AccessPhysiotherapy.
Facts & Comparisons® contains authoritative and comprehensive drug information with unbiased, reliable information. In addition to descriptions, generic and commercial names, dosage, warnings, it includes a drug/disease indications database, dosage, body measurement, and general pharmacology calculators, patient handouts, and much more for the health professional, and pharmacy and pharmacology researcher.
The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music contains more than 9,000 pages of material with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world, making this the most complete body of work focused on world music.
The 96th Edition, 2015-2016, 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.
This book consists of 4 volumes containing about 70 chapters covering all the major aspects of the growing area of nanomedicine. Leading scientists from 15 countries cover all major areas of nanobiomedical research — materials for nanomedicine, application of nanomedicine in therapy of various diseases, use of nanomedicines for diagnostic purposes, technology of nanomedicines, and new trends in nanobiomedical research.
Current NU / not available to London College of the Humanities affiliates
A partnership between libraries to digitize and share their print collections, the Hathi Trust Digital Library offers chiefly text materials, such as books, documents, and journals.
Northeastern University is a HathiTrust partner institution, and offers the ability to log in to Hathi Trust Digital Library to download full-PDFs of all public domain works, as well as works made available under Creative Commons licenses.
Always log in, whether you are on- or off-campus, for the best results.
Text mining of the entire database via API is also available.
Users with print disabilities who are registered with Northeastern's Disability Resource Center are able to access the full text of Northeastern print holdings that are also in Hathi Trust.
Please library_ask [at] neu.edu (subject: Hathi%20Trust%20Question) (contact us) for information about text mining and access for users with disabilities.
The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) is the nation's premier collection of homeland security policy and strategy related documents.
HSDL provides quick access to important U.S. policy documents, presidential directives, and national strategy documents as well as specialized resources such as theses and research reports from various universities, organizations, local agencies and state agencies.
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.
A trusted digital archive of academic journals and other scholarly content. Most journals include extended historic backfiles and not current issues. Arts and Sciences collections 1 thru XV are available, plus the Life Sciences collection, and Business III.
The Northeastern Library also purchases individual e-book titles from JSTOR. The books are available chapter-by-chapter as PDFs.
Arts and Sciences IV content is available courtesy of the Northeastern School of Law Library.
Primarily e-books, especially handbooks and scientific and engineering reference manuals and data. For certain properties there are specific chemical equations and digital graphs. Analyze data, sort, filter and export from 'live tables', resolve equations and plot graphs, capture values from existing graphs and perform 'What If' experiments.
Download: Some book chapters and sections are in PDF and may be downloaded.
Printing: Some book chapters and sections are in PDF and may be printed.
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.
The New Oxford Shakespeare Online comprises the Modern Critical Edition (with modern spelling), the Critical Reference Edition (with original spelling), and the Authorship Companion, integrating all of this material on Oxford University Press's high-powered scholarly editions platform. This unique online edition provides the perfect resource for the future of Shakespeare studies.
Safari includes more than 35,000 book titles from industry-leading publishers such as Sam's, O'Reilly, Peachpit, and Que plus 30,000 hours of video, proven learning paths, case studies, interactive tutorials, audio books, and videos from O’Reilly's global conferences.
Access to this resource requires registration with a Northeastern University email address.
Business, Computer and Information Science, Engineering, Graphic Design
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.
Courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System.
Current NU Only, no guest walk-in use
Northeastern students and staff can borrow high-interest nonfiction and recreational and classic ebooks and audiobooks from the SAILS Library Network Commonwealth eBook Collection. Popular magazines for news and hobbies are also available.
Because titles are not available in perpetuity, they are not being added to Scholar OneSearch at this time.
Please log in with your Northeastern credentials at the SAILS site. If a book is not available, you can place a hold to be notified when it becomes available. Ebooks can be read in the browser or downloaded using either the Adobe Digital Editions or Kindle apps. Additional features, such as managing holds, wishlists, and due dates, are available using special apps like Overdrive classic and Libby. Audiobooks require the OverDrive app for offline listening.
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 Handbooks Online is guided by a world-class Editorial Board that bring together the world’s leading scholars to discuss research and the latest thinking on a range of major topics. Each Handbook offers thorough introductions to topics and a critical survey of the current state of scholarship. Please note that Northeastern users have access to a selection of handbooks only. The database link will take users to our licensed handbooks.
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.
Search all of Northeastern University's ProQuest resources including full-text databases, indexing services, eBook Central, Academic Video Online, and more. (Excludes History Vault, Congressional database, and Statistical Abstract of the U.S.)
PsychiatryOnline Premium Collection includes diagnosis and differential diagnosis tools, case vignettes, multidisciplinary treatment guidelines, journals and books. It includes full text for the following titles:
· DSM-5™ (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition)
· DSM-5™ Handbook of Differential Diagnosis
· The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry, 5th Edition
· Gabbard's Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders, 4th Edition
· Textbook of Psychotherapeutic Treatments
· The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry, 4th Edition
· Dulcan's Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
· The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment, 4th Edition
· The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychopharmacology, 4th Edition
· Manual of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 7th Edition
Collection of full text reference books and textbooks in pharmacy, nursing, and pharmaceutical sciences from key health science publishers. Fully searchable and includes A-Z drug and topic indexes. NU subscription currently includes eight selected titles.
Royal Society of Chemistry e-books provide in-depth, up-to-date and authoritative coverage across the chemical sciences and related areas, making them valuable references for students, researchers and scientists in academia and industry.
Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Online access to full text of 50,000 books and book series from Springer Publishing. While the strength of Springer publishing is in the sciences, including biomedical and health sciences, many disciplines are represented: business, economics, chemistry, computer science, earth and environmental science, engineering, law, mathematics, physics and astronomy, and the social sciences. English and German content is included.
Stable links to books and book chapters may be inserted into Blackboard.
Download to a device: Springer e-books are available as standard PDFs by chapter. Email or download to any device with a PDF reader.
Printing: Standard PDFs may be printed. Northeastern affiliates may use Springer's MyCopy service to order personal print-on-demand copies of the books for $24.95, a significant discount over the market price.
Synthesis is an innovative information service for the research, development, and educational community in engineering and computer science. Synthesis includes 50 to 100 page dynamic 'Lectures' in an important research topic in engineering or computer science. Each lecture is a self-contained electronic book that gives more analysis and depth than typical journal articles.
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Current NU Only
One of the most comprehensive databases of academic research, with robust citation tracking from scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. Includes conference proceedings, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions.
Cited reference searching allows you to track prior research, see who is citing your work, measure the influence of someone's work, and navigate forward, backward and through the literature of your discipline. Advanced searching offers the ability to search by institutional affiliation or funding agency, to see who is working in, and funding, similar areas of research to your own.
The Core Collection includes:
Arts and Humanities Citation Index
Book Citation Index
Conference Proceedings Index
Chemical Reactions Index
Science Citation Index
Social Sciences Citation Index
Use dropdown to link to BIOSIS Previews, BIOSIS Citation Index, Current Contents, Data Citation Index, Derwent Innovations Index, KCI-Korean Journal Database, Russian Citation Index, SciELO, Zoological Record, and Medline.