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Environmental Science: Databases

A guide to library resources and tools for the Environmental Science students, faculty, and staff at Northeastern University

Key Resources: Databases for Environmental Science

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

Still not having any luck? Make an appointment with your librarian! I am available for either in person or web consults. 

Featured resource: JoVE

JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) is a science video resource that includes a variety of resources for use in the classroom and in the lab. It has two components:

  1. Science Education Video CollectionTeaching-focused videos including concept animations, ‘scientist in action’ videos to see concepts applied, and lab manual videos that cover preparation procedures for common labs
  2. Video JournalA peer-reviewed video methods journal, consisting of video demonstrations and detailed text protocols of new and standard methods in physical and life sciences. Students and researchers can see the details of experiments and concepts, in addition to text-based descriptions.

Below are a few links to components of JoVE relevant for Biology:

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. Click here for tips on using Scholar OneSearch

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

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

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