Snell On Your Cell

As usual, Snell is keeping up with the times and mobile technology is an area we wouldn’t want to miss out on. So don’t be surprised if you start seeing some of these little numbers popping up around Snell or elsewhere on campus. If you have a barcode scanner on your smartphone, try this QR code out and let us know what you think! (Of course, you can also access our mobile website at this address:

ScienceDirect Mobile App from Elsevier is Here!

Want to access full-text scientific articles from one of the world’s largest scientific, technical, and medical information providers, but not near a computer?  You can now access Elsevier ScienceDirect content on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad with a new free app available in iTunes. The only thing you need to get started is to register on  You will have to do this while on campus, but after that you will be able to use the application anywhere. As part of the registration process you will need to create a username and password (different from your Northeastern username and password) and provide Elsevier with your Northeastern email address.  Your Northeastern email address is used to verify that you are a member of the Northeastern community. Try it out and let us know what you think, either here or in the comments!

Questions? Ask a Librarian!

Did you know that you can Text a Librarian for answers to all of your library or literature questions? All you have to do is text your question to 66746 and begin your message with the word husky. You can also get answers at the Reference Desk  by calling (617) 373-2356, or visiting on the second floor of Snell Library during these hours:
Mon-Thurs: 9:00am – 9:00pm
Fri: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Sat: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Sun: 12:00pm – 8:00pm
Coming to a Snell Librarian with your questions guarantees that you’ll get put in the right direction, and they often go above and beyond the scope of their job to assist you in whatever project you have.