Subject Librarians work in several Library departments. They assist individuals and small groups with research projects.
Digital Media Commons
DMC is a collection of collaborative work and teaching spaces, with expert help in using the digital and 3-D resources.
Archives and Special Collections
Archives staff members work with primary source materials in both print and digital form.
The Writing Center
The Northeastern University Writing Center is open to any member of the NU community and exists to help any level writer, from any academic discipline, become a better writer.The Writing Center offers face-to-face appointments at 412 Holmes Hall, same-day appointments at 136 Snell library (behind the Argo Tea), and online appointments. Book an appointment here!
Northeastern University is committed to the principles of intellectual honesty and integrity and to respecting intellectual property. See detailed guidelines for Academic Integrity Policy as set by Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution (OSCCR).
Also check out the subject guide on Plagiarism and How to Avoid It
Start by writing a question or statement that describes your topic. For example:
How can architects design buildings that are both aesthetically pleasing and in keeping with the goals of sustainability?
The bank bailouts didn't help the U.S. economy.
Wikipedia is an important research tool.
NOTE: Click on View All to the the issues.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context -- for starting research on the persuastive, or pros and cons paper
CQ Researcher full text collection covering major issues with an overview article, pros and cons, chronology (timeline of the issue), along with a bibliography. NOTE: Browse through topics-- there are a manageable number of titles.
Academic Search Premier will search and link to CQ Researcher full text. And it will help with your MLA bibliography. Don't forget to check the CITATION tab on the webpage for additional citation help.
LexisNexis Academic has a Hot Topics box on their search page---here's a sample of recent topics