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NUsearch: find books, articles and more
The main search tool for NU Library books and other materials, combining the library catalog with a wealth of article databases and online collections.
Background information: encyclopedias, dictionaries (think: "Wikipedia")
Searchable database of several hundred subject encyclopedias and other reference works across all subject areas, but with particular strengths in the social sciences and humanities. It includes a number of major reference works, and is Northwesterns largest single collection of reference materials. A good source for authoritative background information.
CQ Researcher Plus Archive
The CQ Researcher is a collection of reports covering political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy.
"What if NUL does not have what I need?" AKA Interlibrary Loan