In this guide
Tips & Tricks
Learn about what resources to use for your research, how to keep up to date with research, and how to organize your references.
- Graduate student seminar Fall 2012: Library resources overview (53:29)
Keeping up with research
RSS, Email & Table of Contents Alerts
Find new journal articles about your research topic!
There are a number of 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).
This site will provide links to these services, as well as an explanation of what RSS is and how it works.
Finding articles & research papers
Use these article databases to find citations to articles, conference papers or technical reports. Use the "Get this MIT - SFX" button to try to connect to the full text pdf if the full text is not available in the database.
Manage Your References
Use these tools to help you organize and cite your references: