Northeastern University Library has the expertise and tools to support you throughout the lifecycle of your research.
Wherever you are, we can help!
No matter where you are in the research process, or where you’re located in the world, Northeastern University Library is ready to help you and your team:
Find resources to inform and enhance your projects
Manage the details of your research and publishing processes
Create graphics to clearly communicate your findings
Fulfill funder requirements for data and research outputs
Elevate the visibility and impact of your work
Beginning of the process
Get your research project off on the right foot by utilizing these services:
Find funding opportunities to power your research using the database Pivot.
DATA MANAGEMENT PLANS
Access sample plans and receive feedback from expert librarians on Data Management Plan (DMP) drafts for grant proposals.
Subject specialist librarians can assist you in locating data sets that will help inform your work.
STANDARDS AND PATENTS
Receive guidance on locating standards and search for patents that may impact your work.
EXPERT LITERATURE SEARCHING
Consult with a subject librarian whose expertise is in building targeted and comprehensive searches.
During the process
Advance through the research process with help from these library resources:
The 3D Printing Studio offers a full suite of fabrication and modeling technologies to support your research.
MANAGE YOUR RESEARCH
Library experts can advise on strategies to ensure the reusability and longevity of your data and other research outputs.
PRESENT YOUR DATA
Get help analyzing, mapping, and visualizing research data in any discipline.
End of the process
Finish strong with these tools to help you present and publish your research:
COPYRIGHT, FAIR USE, AND PERMISSIONS
Leverage the library’s expertise in copyright and fair use, and get guidance on seeking permission to use others’ work.
DIGITAL PROJECTS SUPPORT
ARCHIVE, PRESERVE, AND SHARE YOUR WORK
Your research outputs can have a secure, permanent digital home in our Digital Repository Service (DRS).
ORCIDs AND DOIs
Librarians can facilitate the creation of unique identifiers for researchers (Open Researcher and Contributor ID or ORCID) and research outputs (Digital Object Identifier or DOI).
Use research metrics to demonstrate the visibility and impact of your work.
To learn more about what we have to offer, get in touch with your subject librarian or contact Library-ResearcherServices [at] northeastern.edu.