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  • 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 http://libraries.mit.edu/img/sfx/sfx-mit.gif button to try to connect to the full text pdf if the full text is not available in the database.

  • Compendex/Inspec
    All fields of Engineering, plus physics, optics, electronics, control, and more. Watch this video (3:32) to learn more.
  • SAE Digital Library
    1998 - present: full text of Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) papers
    1907 - 1997: index to all SAE publications, including standards (not full text)

    For help locating SAE publications in the MIT Libraries see the SAE Technical Papers guide.
  • PubMed
    Medicine and biosciences.
  • CAB Abstracts
    Abstracts of applied life sciences literature covering agriculture, environment, veterinary sciences, plant sciences, mycology and parasitology, food science, human health and nutrition.
  • ProQuest Environmental Science Collection
    Environment, pollution, energy.
  • Web of Science/ Web of Knowledge
    High impact journal articles in all fields. Includes citation tracking.
  • Scopus
    Competitor to Web of Science. Includes all subjects and cited reference searching.
  • Factiva
    Look under the "News Pages" tab to find "Factiva Pages" to see news for industries or countries like India

Data on countries, industries, & markets

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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.
  • Optics Encyclopedia
    Information from classical optics to the latest applications.
  • Comprehensive Physiology
    Includes complete content from the Handbook of Physiology from the American Physiological Society; updated quarterly.
  • 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

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