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Bibliographic databases, citations and dictionaries

Important NU Library subscriptions:

Subject glossaries (free access):

Library pages

  • Northwestern University Library web portal
  • NUCat, the Library's online catalog
  • Einstein, a library resource to search across various scholarly databases.
  • Interlibrary loans: Electronic forms to request books, journal articles, newspapers or dissertations available at other libraries.
  • Recommend a book/journal for purchase
  • Proxy services: Instructions to access Northwestern University networked resources from a different network
  • Proxy borrowing for research assistants: Description and form letter to authorize a research assistant to borrow library items for a faculty member. The RA uses his/her Wildcard to check materials for the faculty member (mentioning the faculty's name); renewal/recall notices are sent to the faculty member. One RA can have proxy privileges for more than one faculty member, but each faculty member has to file an authorization letter.

Collections and reference:

Important Library contacts:

Data biases, statistical clasifications

Academic journals

Working papers and reports

Style Guides, writing tips and help

Writing grant proposals

Templates and web design resources

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