After you complete the tasks in this guide, you will know how to:
Welcome to your Research Fundamentals Guide!
NU Librarians and English Department faculty have worked together to develop this guide to help you use the Library. This guide will introduce you to library services and resources you will need to complete your assignments for this and other courses at Northeastern.
Web search engines such as Google are convenient for quickly finding information that is freely available online.
Click on the magnifying glass to access Sage Research Methods.
NEW! Check out our new Research Tutorials for more help. These brief videos will quickly put you on the right track at each step of the research process.
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.