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  • Gale eBooks   Online database

    A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Previously know as Gale Virtual Reference Library.

    Resource URL: Gale eBooks

  • Google Scholar   Online database

    Journal articles, books, and other resources across many subjects. Provides a "cited by" feature to indicate other papers containing a source paper as a reference.

    Google Scholar - "Invalid Domain for Site Key" ErrorGoogle reCaptcha Error

    In an effort to optimize user experience during peak activity, Google Scholar may prompt Northern Michigan University patrons to complete a reCAPTCHA widget to verify their non-robot status. Unfortunately, a security glitch in Google's widget may result in an "Invalid domain for site key" error for patrons accessing the Library's off-campus proxy server.

    Workaround:

    If you possess a Google Account, you can integrate it with the Library using the following steps:

    1. Visit the un-proxied version of Google Scholar at https://scholar.google.com.
    2. Click the "Sign In" button and log in with your NMU account (xxxx@nmu.edu).
    3. From the menu icon (three bars at the top left), select "Settings," then choose "Library Links."
    4. In the Library Links section of the Settings menu, confirm that "Northern Michigan University - Get it@NMU," is selected.
    5. If it is not already selected, search for Northern Michigan University in the search bar. Then, select the checkbox next to "Northern Michigan University - Get it@NMU," click the "Save" button in the lower right.

    Once saved, you can return to the Google Scholar homepage. You should now be able to explore Google Scholar without utilizing NMU's off-campus proxy, while still having access to the "Get it@NMU" links directing you to our full-text databases.

    If the provided workaround does not resolve your Google Scholar access issues, we recommend patience, as Google typically resets the faulty reCAPTCHA requirement after approximately 24 hours.

    Resource URL: Google Scholar

  • JoVE Education   Online database
    JoVE Education is collection of thousands of streaming videos illustrating key concepts, lab techniques/experiments, and demonstrations in a variety of disciplines primarily in the sciences & social sciences, but also humanities. Categories include Biology, Chemistry, Clinical Skills, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Physics, Psychology, and Statistics. The NMU Library subscription also includes JoVE Core video textbooks, JoVE Science Education, JoVE Lab Manual for Biology & Chemistry, JoVE Book (Chemistry), open educational resources, and additional videos provided through JoVE Research. 
     
    Uncategorized topics include Medicine/Nursing, Forensic Anthropology, Business, Sociology, & Art. Instructor tools include suggestions for how to use in the classroom, and create video-specific tests. Audio and transcripts available in English, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, and Spanish languages. Closed Captioning in English, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish languages.
    Resource URL: Link to JoVE Education

  • Annual Reviews   Online database

    Annual Reviews is a nonprofit publisher that synthesizes the vast amount of primary research literature. The review articles are written by authors who are recognized experts in the field, and serve the purposes both of current awareness and introduction to a new subject.

    Resource URL: Annual Reviews

  • Academic Search Complete   Online database

    A multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 7,300 full-text, peer-reviewed journals. This database also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and other publications. Brought to you by the Library of Michigan via the Michigan eLibrary (https://mel.org).

  • ProQuest Central   Online database

    ProQuest Central brings together databases across major subject areas including Business, Health and Medical, Language and Literature, Social Sciences, Education, Science and Technology, as well as core titles in the Performing and Visual Arts, History, Religion, and Philosophy. Also includes thousands of full-text newspapers from around the world.

    Resource URL: ProQuest Central

  • Academic Video Online (AVON)   Online database

    Access over 70,000 videos with unlimited/simultaneous access across a wide range of subjects, platform includes 360/VR functionality.

  • The largest database of graduate dissertations and theses. Almost 5 million citations and over 2.6 million full-text works. Useful for literature reviews, in-depth scholarship and extensive bibliographies with citation links. Indexing 1637 to present; full-text 1743 to present. 

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