In order to access most of the following resources you will be prompted to login to your Alumni email account (firstname.lastname@example.org). See the directions for obtaining an Alumni email account if you do not already have one.
Anatomy TV contains rotatable 3D models of the human body and anatomical layers which may be stripped away. Also included are common pathologies, radiological content, and interactive quizzes.
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.
BioMed Central has an evolving portfolio of some 300 peer-reviewed journals in science, technology, engineering and medicine.
Birds of the World is a powerful new resource that brings together scholarly content from four celebrated works of ornithology (Birds of North America, Neotropical Birds, Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive and Bird Families of the World) into one rich and colorful hub where you can find comprehensive, authoritative information on more than 10,720 species accounts.
A community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
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.
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.
If you possess a Google Account, you can integrate it with the Library using the following steps:
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.
Many publishers who work with HighWire allow access to their content without a subscription. Take a look at a list of publications which offer free, full-text content.
NMU Commons is the University's institutional repository, which preserves and provides access to the research and scholarly output of the University. The Commons Includes student work such as Master's Theses and Conspectus Borealis (NMU's undergraduate interdisciplinary journal) as well as work by faculty from all departments across campus.
Open Book Publishers (OBP) is a leading independent open access academic press that publishes peer-reviewed, award-winning monographs, edited collections, textbooks, critical translations and more. All Open Book Publishers books are freely available in open access formats (PDF, HTML and XML).
PLOS is a nonprofit Open Access publisher, publishing 7 peer-reviewed journals in science and medicine.
An interdisciplinary collection of over 300 high quality, peer reviewed journals in the humanities and social sciences.
Journal articles covering biomedical research and the clinical sciences including nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, allied health, and pre-clinical sciences. Also good coverage of literature in cellular and molecular biology and biochemistry. Formerly known as MEDLINE. Mid 1960's to present.
Access note: Must use this special URL for links to appear in article abstracts
Sage publishes journals in the social sciences, humanities, health, life and biomedical sciences and engineering.
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Michigan eLibrary provides Michigan residents with free access to online full-text articles, full-text books, digital images, and other valuable research information. Databases are available for kids, adults, and on specialized topics such as car repair and practice tests. Below is a sample of the more than 50 resources offered. Check out the Michigan eLibrary for a complete list.
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