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A guide to library research tools for civil & environmental engineering.

Research Articles & Reports

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 connect to the full text.

Books, handbooks, theses

Use these links to books, theses and other related publications to get started.  Search Barton, the MIT Libraries catalog, for a full list of books owned by the MIT Libraries.  Or use MIT's WorldCat to search library catalogs worldwide and place requests to borrow items.

Manufacturer catalogs

Check these manufacturer listings to get a better sense for what products are already on the market.  You can also contact companies directly for information.   Also see the Designing & Making Stuff guide

  • GlobalSpec: contains over 24,000 digitized catalogs that represent over 2.3 million products and over 183 million searchable product specs
  • Thomas Register: a comprehensive resource for finding information on suppliers of industrial products and services in North America

Manage your references

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

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