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Bioinformatics: Bioinformatics Databases

A guide to library resources and tools for the Bioinformatics program at Northeastern.

Key Resources: NCBI Databases and Tools for Bioinformatics

Please note:  Use of databases from off-campus requires logging in with your myNortheastern account user name and password.

NCBI, National Center for Biotechnology Information, has a number of useful databases for bioinformatics. A complete list is available here, and selected databases are linked below. 

Key Resources: Additional Literature Databases for Bioinformatics

Please note:  Use of databases from off-campus requires logging in with your myNEU account user name and password.

This is a list of additional suggested databases, but not a complete list of all databases for Bioinformatics. For the 'best bets' literature databases relevant to Bioinformatics, please click here. For a complete list of databases at Northeastern, click here.

If you are having trouble finding what you need, you can make an appointment (in person or via web) with a librarian here

Other Resources: Databases and Tools

Finding journal articles

Journal search 

Includes all journals, print & electronic available at NU

All databases

Complete A-Z list of databases

Off-campus access to resources

Using your Northeastern login, you should be able to access resources off campus. Click the above link for help with troubleshooting any issues you may have with off-campus access. 

Get started with Scholar OneSearch

Scholar OneSearch can be a great place to start your research. It contains resources provided by Northeastern, but may not include results from specific databases. Search results include books (both print and electronic), articles, videos, data sets, and more.  

If we don't have access to an article you need...

Try using Northeastern's Interlibrary Loan system to request books or articles not available at NU. Articles can be delivered electronically.