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Primarily e-books, especially handbooks and scientific and engineering reference manuals and data.
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or certain properties there are specific chemical equations and digital graphs. Analyze data, sort, filter and export from 'live tables', resolve equations and plot graphs, capture values from existing graphs and perform 'What If' experiments.
Download: Some book chapters and sections are in PDF and may be downloaded.
Printing: Some book chapters and sections are in PDF and may be printed.
E-books from leading publishers such as Sam's, O'Reilly, Peachpit, and Que plus video, learning paths, case studies, interactive tutorials, audio books and more. Access requires registration with a Northeastern or NCH email address.
In-depth introductions to topics and a critical survey of the current state of scholarship. Please note that Northeastern users have access to a selection of handbooks only. The database link will take users to our licensed handbooks.
NU Library owns or subscribes to over five hundred thousand e-books individually or in packaged collections. Use the library catalog, Scholar OneSearch, to identify and link to individual titles by keyword, title or author. Faculty members members may place e-books on course reserve in the library.
To find books or e-books, you'll want to use Scholar OneSearch - the Northeastern Library Catalog.
Once you've searched for the topic you're interested in (ex. 'bioengineering and stem cells'), Scholar OneSearch will return a list of as many materials as possible related to your topic. This will include books and e-books, as well as some articles, videos, dissertations, and more.
The easiest way to search Scholar OneSearch is to limit your search to a particular material type, such as books or e-books. To do this, use the filter on the left hand side of the screen to select the material type(s) you're interested in and click 'Apply'. You can also exclude material types from your search by hovering over the material type and clicking the red check box on the right hand side of the material type.
Tips for using Scholar OneSearch
Try using the advanced search to specify a subject and author you are interested in at the same time.
Sign in to Scholar OneSearch to see additional results. Some databases, such as Web of Science, won't allow their results to populate Scholar OneSearch for anyone who is not signed in.
Use the filters on the left hand side of the search results page. Some of the most popular filters are material type (to limit to a specific type of research such as an e-book or e-journal), author/creator (to see who is prominently publishing in the field), and year (to limit to research in a particular time period).