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News Resources at the MIT Libraries
Access to over 2500 US and international news sources including today's issues.
More than 30,000 sources from more than 200 countries in 28 languages.
Provides access to the full-text of many news, business, and legal resources.
Provides daily coverage of environmental and energy news with a focus on politics and policy.
Manage your references
Use these tools to help you organize and cite your references:
Articles, Conference Papers, and Theses
Science and Engineering Resources
Articles, conference papers, reports, and theses from all fields of engineering. Search it with INSPEC to include physics and materials science topics.
Web of Science
Indexes high-impact science, social science, engineering, art & humanities research journals. Also used for tracking citations.
Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Database
A collection of specialized databases covering a broad range of environmental issues.
Includes chemistry and material science articles.
You must register to use this resource: http://libraries.mit.edu/cas-reg.
Academic Search Complete
A multi-disciplinary database that indexes and abstracts periodicals, peer-reviewed journals, books, and other publications.
Books and Handbooks
Search Our Collections
The MIT Libraries catalog. Find books, journals, theses, and more owned by MIT.
Engineering & scientific e-books. Includes interactive tables & graphs.
Books and more from worldwide libraries (including MIT). You can request items from other libraries.
Search BorrowDirect to identify and request physical materials from BorrowDirect Libraries, including Harvard. Requests can also be made through WorldCat.
Government Documents and Statistics
United Nations Digital Library
The United Nations Digital Library includes UN documents, reports, maps, and open access publications.
World Development Indicators Online (WDI)
Statistical data on social, economic, financial, natural resources, and environmental indicators.
Access to statistics from market researchers, trade associations, scientific publications, and government sources. Starting place for research on industries, markets, demography, countries & economies.
Engineering and Media Lab Librarian
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Keeping up with research
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.