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Manage Your References

Use these tools to help you organize and cite your references:

Other links of interest

  • Appropedia
    A wiki for international development, sustainability, and appropriate technology. Includes sections on medical devices, transport, water, and construction (among others).

Article databases & news

Use these article databases to find citations to articles, conference papers or technical reports. Use the button to try to connect to the full text pdf if the full text is not available in the database.

Data on countries, industries, & markets

Handbooks & encyclopedias

Handbooks and encyclopedias are a great way to learn about a new topic.  Don't forget to check the references at the end of the chapter/section for more detailed information.

You can always find individual books in Barton - both electronic and print!

  • Marks' Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers
    A classic reference for mechanical engineering. Covers more than 100 essential mechanical engineering topics
  • Shigley’s mechanical engineering design
    Record from Barton showing print edition, on reserve at Barker Library.
  • Knovel
    Search for scientific & engineering information within hundreds of handbooks and related books. Includes interactive tables & graphs. Can also search by materials properties using the Data Search.
  • Encyclopedia of Applied Physics
    Includes solid state physics, optics, and related topics in engineering and physics.
  • Appropriate Technology Library
    A full-text collection of over one thousand publications covering projects and technical information

    • Publications are on CD-ROMS in the Barker Library stacks, 6th Floor: T49.5.A86 2002


Below are some examples of books you can find in the MIT Libraries.  Check them out!

  • Search the MIT Libraries catalog: Barton
  • Search library catalogs from around the world: MIT's WorldCat

Tip: Finding a proper subject heading can be a useful way to find information. Try a subject search to find books on a topic.

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