Agriculture. Journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture. Created by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library.
Ecology. Covers global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
General Science. Note that some of the articles are not free (they will have a price clearly marked). You may request those articles at no charge through the library’s Interlibrary Loan service.
Biomedical and life sciences journal literature.
Chemistry. You must register for an account before you can use SciFinder. SciFinder is a research discovery application that provides integrated access to the world’s most comprehensive and authoritative source of references, substances and reactions in chemistry and related sciences.
Articles in areas including molecular biology, biochemistry, cancer research, cell biology, developmental biology, and more.
Use the search box on the library homepage to search for books. Go to the library homepage, click on the arrow next to the search box and choose “Books” and then “NU Books.” You can also browse the library collection by call number:
- 520 Astronomy
- 530 Physics
- 540 Chemistry
- 550 Earth Sciences
- 560 Paleontology
- 570 Biology
- 580 Botany
- 590 Zooloogy
The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science is the lead federal agency supporting fundamental scientific research for energy and the Nation’s largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created “to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense…” With an annual budget of about $6.9 billion (FY 2010), it is the funding source for approximately 20 percent of all federally supported basic research conducted by America’s colleges and universities.