Not Sure Where to Start? New in Arts & Humanities Reference Overviews from SAGE

Encyclopedias and handbooks provide excellent ways to get an overview and start your research project. (Think of how you use this encyclopedia, probably every day.) To help give context to large research questions, the Library has just purchased a collection of encyclopedias and handbooks from SAGE Reference. You’ll find answers to questions like: You can search or browse the SAGE Reference collection, and find more resources through our Arts and Humanities subject guides. If you have any comments, let us know here or via email.

Oxford Reference Online: Premium Is Now Available!

Oxford Reference Online: Premium is an online collection consisting of over 200 award-winning and scholarly reference titles from Oxford University Press — and it is now available at NU Libraries. The addition of Oxford Reference Online: Premium to the Library’s online collections is one of numerous, ongoing initiatives being taken by the Library to increase its support for the needs of students and faculty working or studying off campus or enrolled in distance courses. Titles include companion volumes to specific subjects, like the Oxford Companion to the Bible; discipline-specific dictionaries and encyclopedias, for example The Encyclopedia of Mammals; a good number of English and foreign language dictionaries; and grammar and style manuals. These reference works may be searched either individually or as a group in a single, unified search. Titles are arranged either alphabetically or in clear subject categories. Click here to access the online collection. For more information, contact Jamie Dendy at j.dendy@neu.edu. Press Release

New: Access Online Reference Sources from Oxford U. Press

Oxford Reference Online, a suite of over 200 important reference sources, including specialized encyclopedias and dictionaries covering many subject areas, is now available through the NU Libraries. This online collection, from the renowned Oxford University Press, further extends the Library’s research collections to anyone either studying off-campus or enrolled in distance courses.