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Articles you need not at MIT?

Use the Interlibrary Borrowing Service to order articles and other items not available at MIT.

Access to MIT resources from anywhere

Access MIT Library resources from off campus or direct a web page to reload through the Libraries proxy server.

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Article databases


News and trade publications

  • Factiva - international & U.S. newspapers, trade publications

  • LexisNexis Academic - international & U.S. newspapers, trade publications, legal information


Books & theses

  • Barton - MIT Libraries catalog, includes MIT Theses
  • Knovel - search full text of hundreds of engineering and technical books
  • CRCnetBase - search full text of books from publisher CRC or Taylor & Francis
  • Books24x7 - search full text of engineering and technical books


  • Vera -  see what electronic journals or databases are accessible at MIT.  Search Vera for the title of the journal or database you want.

Company research

  • Mergent Intellect - information on 90+ million companies worldwide.

  • OneSource - searchable directory of millions of public and private U.S. and international companies


Industry research

Market research

  • Frost & Sullivan - research reports on aerospace, automotive, chemicals, electronics, energy, environment, health care, information & communication technologies.
  • Passport - data on consumer demographics and other characteristics. Data on product sales and market size. Covers 200+ countries.

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