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Starting points

  • Pubmed
    NCBI's literature database for research in medicine and biosciences. Includes MEDLINE, other full-text resources, links to NCBI sequencing databases. 1950 - present.
  • Scopus
    Articles, books, reports, and patents in science, engineering, social science, and arts and humanities. Includes citation features and tools to analyze authors and journals.
  • Web of Science/Web of Knowledge
    Indexes high-impact science, social science, engineering, art & humanities research journals, 1899-present. Includes conference proceedings from 1990, books and chapters from 2005.
  • SciFinder
    Comprehensive chemical information database. Covers scientific journals, patents, conference proceedings, and technical papers. 1907 - present.

Additional Resources

Business, Industry, Data, Properties, and Protocols

  • Bioscience Protocols and Methods
    Links to collections of detailed experimental procedures.
  • Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Industry Information
    A guide with links for company information, market research and industry overviews, regulatory policies and intellectual properties.
  • ChemBioDraw
    A chemistry and biology drawing tool
  • GeneGo MetaCore
    an integrated software suite for functional analysis of experimental data such as microarray, SNPs, and pathway analysis. GeneGo MetaCore is available ONLY to the MIT community. You must register to access GeneGo MetaCore.
  • Ingenuity
    Ingenuity Pathways Analysis is software that helps researchers model, analyze, and understand complex biological and chemical systems. Ingenuity Pathways Analysis is available ONLY to the MIT commuity. You must register to access Ingenuity Pathways Analysis.
  • Merck Index
    Authoritative and reliable source of information on chemicals, drugs and biologicals.
  • NCBI Entrez
    NCBI search system integrating PubMed, nucleotide and protein sequences, protein structures, genomes, and more.
  • Reaxys
    includes Beilstein & Gmelin - comprehensive information about organic, inorganic, and organometallic compounds, their syntheses and properties.

Manage Your Content

Use these tools to help you organize and manage your content,

  • EndNote
    A desktop software package designed to help you to organize citations and create a bibliography.
  • Manage your Information
    Contains links to research guides for citation management, managing personal digital content, managing and publishing data, and personal content management tools.
  • Mendeley
    A tool that enables you to manage citations and PDFs using a desktop client or through your account on Mendeley also includes plugins for Word or OpenOffice, so you can easily create citations and/or bibliographies as you write your papers.
  • Off campus access and authentication
    Connect to licensed resources from on and off campus.
  • Overview of Citation Software
  • Personal Content Management Tools
  • RSS, Email & Table of Contents Alerts
    Services via email and RSS for accessing tables of contents of new journal issues and research alerts (results of literature searches you construct, run periodically).
  • Scholarly Publishing
    Resources to support questions about MIT's Open Access policy, copyright issues, publisher policies, and compliance with federal OA mandates.
  • Zotero
    Open source browser plugin (Firefox). Desktop version for Chrome.

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