Northeastern University is a member of the Center for Research Libraries.
The Center for Research Libraries (CRL), based in Chicago, IL, is a consortium of independent, college, and university research libraries. It's purpose is to acquire, preserve, and make available to member institutions a large number of research collections, some available in print and some in digital format, to support both curricular and research activities.
Many of the collections emphasize primary sources in historical depth. Their materials are international in scope, and cover a wide variety of subjects, including engineering, history, music, and political science.
Please see CRL collections for more information.
Search the CRL catalog (see below) to identify collections and individual items.
If the item is electronic, you should be able to link directly to the resource. For materials in print or microfilm, please request the item through interlibrary loan (see below).
Use the ILLiad interlibrary loan link below to make a request.
International and historical dissertations
CRL has more than 800,000 doctoral dissertations and Habilitationsschriften from universities outside of the U.S. and Canada. The collection was built by deposits from member libraries and exchange or depository arrangements with almost 100 universities. Search for dissertations through the CRL catalog's advanced search, utilizing the "dissertation" tab.
CRL libraries have access to the combined CRL and Linda Hall science, technology, and engineering (STE) print serials. These current and back issues of over 50,000 science and engineering journal titles acquired and maintained by CRL and Linda Hall will be made available electronically through on-demand digitization and traditional document delivery through the RapidILL service. Search for particular documents through the CRL catalog.
Ethnic and regional newspapers
CRL has vast holdings of newspapers from all regions of the world; and collections of scripts, transcripts, and translations of news reports, produced or compiled by the British Broadcasting Corporation, CBS, the Foreign Broadcast Information Service, and the Voice of America. Newspaper holdings include over 12,000 titles, more than 10,000 of which are published outside the U.S. Search for ethnic, US newspapers through the CRL catalog advanced search, restricting to newspapers.