General, Interdisciplinary

  • Academic OneFile (Gale) (Current NU Only)
    Peer-reviewed articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources, the majority in full text. Includes the New York Times backfile from 1995 to present. Interdisciplinary.
  • Academic Search Premier (EbscoHost) (Current NU Only)
    Mobile version
    Full text for nearly 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles covering all academic subjects.
  • Access World News (Current NU Only)
    Provides full-text English language coverage of U.S. and international media reports.
  • Annual Reviews (Current NU plus alumni)
    Mobile version
    Founded in 1932, Annual Reviews provides researchers, professors, and scientific professionals with a definitive academic resource in 37 scientific disciplines. Excellent for finding literature reviews.
  • Biography in Context (Gale) (Current NU Only)
    Biographies, current and historic, with related full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers. Pictures, links to vetted websites. Search for people by name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as keyword and full text. Some obituaries. Formerly Biography Resource Center. [More Info]
  • Boston Globe, Current and Historical (1872-present) (ProQuest) (Current NU Only)
    Full text articles from the Boston Globe,
  • Boston Herald (Factiva) (Current NU Only)
    Full text from July 1991 to the present, from Proquest Factiva
  • Cambridge Univ. Press Journals On Line (Current NU plus alumni)
    Mobile version
  • Digital Dissertations @ NU (Current NU plus alumni)
    Includes Doctoral Dissertations and Theses from Northeastern University degree candidates and submitted to Proquest's national thesis clearinghouse. Most are full text.
  • Digital Dissertations and Theses: Full Text (Proquest) (Current NU Only)
    Over 2 million entries, Proquest Dissertations is the single, central, authoritative resource for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. More than 600,000 dissertations are available in native or image PDF formats for immediate free download. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350-word abstracts. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts.
  • eBook collection (Ebsco) (Current NU Only)
    Note: Registration for an ebscohost account and Adobe Digital Editions are required if you wish to download complete eBooks to your computer or reading device.

    Mostly nonfiction ebooks from a variety of publishers. Look here for ebooks on education, psychology, sports and fitness, technology, and business. Formerly NetLibrary.

  • Emerald Fulltext (Current NU Only)
    Research journals in management science, with an emphasis on applications in a variety of industries and nonprofits.
  • Encyclopedia Britannica (Current NU plus alumni)
    Mobile version
    One of the oldest and most well-known reference sources, with both short and book-length overview articles in almost all disciplines. Also includes historical timelines, multimedia, selected magazine articles, notable quotations, and a dictionary and thesaurus. [More Info]
  • Ethnic Newswatch (Proquest) (Current NU Only)
    Interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Designed to provide the "other side of the story," ENW titles offer additional viewpoints from those proffered by the mainstream press.
  • Expanded Academic ASAP Plus (Gale Cengage) (Current NU Only)
    Note: Available courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Comissioners.
    Journal articles in a variety of disciplines, including popular, professional, and scholarly.
  • Genderwatch (Proquest) (Current NU Only)
    Reprints full articles from women's studies magazines and newsletters (including some that are hard to find in print), as well as some scholarly journals. Some articles go back to the 1970's. You can browse a list of subjects or search by key words.
  • General Reference Center Gold (Current NU Only)
    Note: Available courtesy of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
  • IngentaConnect (Current NU Only)
    Note: Selected titles only. MIT Press titles available to alumni
  • JSTOR (Current NU Only)
    Note: Arts and Sciences IV courtesy of NU School of Law
    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 IX are available, plus the Life Sciences collection, and Business III. [More Info]
  • LexisNexis Academic (Current NU Only)
    Up-to-date business and legal information is the strength of the LexisNexis Academic service. It allows you to search for newspapers, periodicals, public records, and legal documents, often within 24 hours of publication, and in some cases going back 20 years. Most documents are available in full text. [More Info]
  • Metapress (Current NU Only)
    Selected articles from a variety of academic publishers and scholarly societies.
  • New York Times (1980-present) (Current NU Only)
    Online full text of the NY Times from 1980 to the present is available from Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe
    Print version, Snell 2nd floor:
    From 1851 to six weeks ago: Microforms
    From six-weeks ago to today: Paper
  • Oxford English Dictionary (OED) (Current NU plus alumni)
    Covers words from across the English-speaking world, tracing their origin and history, including earliest recorded usage, through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of sources. [More Info]
  • Oxford University Press Journals Online (Current NU Only)
    Note: Selected titles only
  • Project MUSE (Current NU plus alumni)
    Project Muse allows searching of articles from journals in the humanities, including religion, literature, philosophy, cultural studies, women's studies, film and the arts. Coverage is generally from about 1994 to the present, depending on the journal.
  • Proquest Digital Dissertations (Current NU Only)
    Over 2 million entries, Proquest Dissertations is the single, central, authoritative resource for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. More than 600,000 dissertations are available in native or image PDF formats for immediate free download. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350-word abstracts. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts.
  • Proquest Dissertations and Theses (Proquest) (Current NU Only)
    Over 2 million entries, Proquest Dissertations is the single, central, authoritative resource for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. More than 600,000 dissertations are available in native or image PDF formats for immediate free download. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350-word abstracts. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts.
  • Sage Premier Journals Online (Current NU Only)
  • Springer LINK online journals (Current NU Only)
    Note: Selected titles only
  • Statistical Datasets (ProQuest) (Current NU Only)
    Statistical DataSets provides data from licensed and public domain datasets within an easy-to-use interface. Browse contents or search topics and and view your data in tables and charts. [More Info]
  • Ulrichs Web (Current NU plus alumni)
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    Lists all journals, print and electronic, with publisher information, subscription prices, subject descriptions, web locations, and much more.
  • Wiley Online Library (Current NU Only)
    Selected journals available in full text, along with the Cochrane Library. Terms and Conditions
  • WorldCat (OCLC Firstsearch) (Current NU Only)
    If you're looking for a book or periodical, and Northeastern University doesn't have it, WorldCat shows you which libraries do. Most North American academic and public libraries are included.
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