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Building a toolkit for research. Below are a suggested group of large interdisciplinary databases that cover a variety of disciplines across Northeastern. This is only a brief introduction to databases. Explore this guide and other guides in order to conduct more in-depth research in specific subject areas.
A comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering database. Contains over 9 million records, and references to over 5000 international sources, including journals, conferences and trade publications, 1969 to present.
Large, interdisciplinary collection of journal articles, additional in-depth, scholarly treatment of specific works or themes in that author's output, useful for articles in sociological disciplines not covered by MLA Bibliography.
The core collection of scholarly information for literature - specialized journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, and conference proceedings for in-depth treatments of your author or work.
Find print and online copies of an author's work, or book-length critical analysis of that author.
Data on over 60,000 topics from over 18,000 sources categorized into 21 market sectors. Statista provides access to quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets.
Web of Science indexes over 11,000 scholarly journals in the sciences (1975-present). Web of Science's strength is in its interdisciplinary focus and its ability to perform citation searching.
Web search engines such as Google are convenient for quickly finding information that is freely available online.
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!
ITS (Information Technology Services) training includes software workshops. You will need to login in to your MyNEU account in order to browse the schedule and register.