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Chemical Engineering : CHME 5630

CHME3560 Biochemical Engineering Fundamentals


To search for books in Northeastern go to Scholar OneSearch, the Library catalog [] and select "Library Catalogs" only.


Drug information

Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals - Industry information - Search by drug trade name or Company name

Finding articles for biomedical, pharmaceutical and health related topics

BIOSIS Previews (1969- present) Primarily for biology literature searching. May be helpful for preclinical studies, clinical information, and topics related to pharmaceutical technology and medical devices.

CINAHL Complete World's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 600 journals indexed in CINAHL.

Compendex with Inspec   Citations to articles in engineering research journals and conference proceedings; covers all engineering disciplines including biochemical engineering, biotechnology, bioengineering; many citations link to full text in NU collection.

Journals@Ovid LWW Total Access Collection Full text access to over 400 core medical, nursing, pharmacology journals from a variety of publishers including Lippincott Williams and Williams. Coverage begins as early as 1993 for some titles. Updated daily.

Medline (Ebsco) Authoritative biomedical and health articles from 5,600 worldwide journals in 60 languages; also includies some nursing, dentistry, veterinary, health policy, pre-clinical sciences. Mostly scholarly journals and a small number of newspapers, magazines and newsletters, i946 - present. Authoritative information on medicine, pre-clinical sciences and more. Created by the National Library of Mediciine - equivalent of PubMed.  Excellent for definitions. Also accessible from Web of Science and SciFinder Scholar.

PubMed - developed and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI); provides free access  to MEDLINE at the National Library of Medicine®  database. Citations to articles in research journals in medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care systems. Many citations link to full text in Northeastern's collections. Links to articles in PubMed Central or at publisher web sites, and other related resources.

Science Direct  Articles from selected science and engineering journal titles from the scholarly publisher Elsevier and its affiliates; many link to full text in NU collections.

Web of Science  Citations and abstracts to articles in research journals in science, engineering, social science, management and other disciplines. Includes times cited data and option to search on citation as well as topic. Many citations link to full text articles in Northeastern's collection; Includes conference proceedings, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions. Use the All Databases dropdown link to BIOSIS Previews, BIOSIS Citation Index, and Medline. Also linked to EndNoteWeb.


United States

CDC-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Disease prevention and control. environmental health, health promotion and education activities, national health statistics.

CDC-National Center for Health Statistics  Tools and statistics for the United States


World Health Statistics

Patents - hint:*see video in each section of the European Patent Office Patent Tour

European Patent Office (EPO)

Provides a network of Europe’s patent databases. This site includes access to machine translation of European patents for some languages.

Free Patents Online 

Google Patent Search