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Biomedical Engineering: Getting Started

Academic Department

Biomedical Engineering Department

(847) 491-5635

2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208

Key Resources

The Essentials

Finding Literature:

PubMed (Special URL that adds "FindIt@NU" buttons)

Web of Science (Classic Citation Index for Finding Journal Literature; Broad Coverage of the Sciences)

Scopus (Citation Index with Advanced Search Features and Broad Coverage of the Sciences)

F1000 Prime (Secondary Peer Review and Literature Finding Tool)


Lab Protocols:

Current Protocols

Cold Spring Harbor Protocols

JoVE (Video Protocols)

Springer Protocols

Citation and PDF Management:

EndNote (Citation Management Software)

NU Support:

Endnote Web (Web-based Citation Management Software, Syncs with Endnote)

Zotero (Citation Manaagement Software)

NU Support:

ReadCube (Literature Searching and PDF Management Platform)

Mendeley (Social PDF Management Software)

Hot New Tools





Subject Guide

Steven Adams
Steven Adams
Life Sciences Librarian
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Evanston, IL 60208
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