Academic databases usually contain the most up-to-date and in-depth information on your topic. While Scholar OneSearch is a great place to start your research, subject-specific databases can give you more focused results. For topics in Engineering and Computer Science, try:
Get information here about annotated bibliographies
Reference databases and encyclopedias don't offer up-to-the-minute research, but they do provide important context and background information on a broad array of topics.
A selection of reference databases is listed below. You can also browse the complete list on the library's website.
You can contact your subject specialist librarian by clicking on their name below or by navigating to their subject guides:
View complete list of subject librarians and specialists.
Or, contact us at Ask a Reference Librarian!
Support from Northeastern's Writing Center includes:
The library has many more research tutorials on common research questions and skills. To see what else is available, visit the library's Research Tutorials page.
To see how the media writes about your topic, try these resources: