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Manage your references
Use these tools to help you organize and cite your references:
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- Use the links in this guide to access to directly access library resources and log in using your username and password
- Use library search tools like the Homepage Search, Vera (databases and electronic journals), or Barton (eBooks and electronic journals)
- Utilize IS&T's VPN to simulate a MIT IP address
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Getting ideas and background information
ENCYCLOPEDIAS AND HANDBOOKS
- Factiva: includes the Boston Globe, New York Times, Washington Post
POPULAR SCIENCE MAGAZINES
HINT: Start with COMPENDEX/INSPEC!
Find articles, conference papers & reports in all fields of engineering, plus physics, electronics, etc.
Web of Science
Index to high-impact science, social science, engineering, arts and humanities research journals. Includes cited reference searching.
A direct competitor to Web of Science. Index to science, social science, engineering, arts and humanities research journals. Includes cited reference searching.
Citation index for research in medicine and biosciences. Includes MEDLINE.
Engineering and Media Lab Librarian
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