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Research Guides

Access to Harvard College Libraries


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.

  • LibX
    A browser add-on to direct pages through the MIT proxy server, and more!
  • Connect from on and off-campus
    Provides instructions to several ways to access Libraries content, including VPN or inserting the proxy string.

Selected Research Resources



    Goverment Information


    Market research


    Technical reports

    Theses from other universities


        Finding journal articles & more

        Getting started - BartonPlus

        Broad coverage, including citation tracking

        • Web of Science- engineering, social science and management topics / also finds papers by cited reference searching.
        • Scopus - a direct competitor to Web of Science. Index to science, social science, and engineering research journals. Includes cited reference searching


        • Compendex - covers engineering research journals.  Also includes Inspec, for electronics, computing, robotics research. 


        Political Science

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