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Research Articles & Reports
Use these article databases to find citations to articles, conference papers or technical reports. Use the button to connect to the full text.
Article citations in all engineering fields, plus physics, electronics, robotics, and related fields. 1884 - present.
Web of Science
Article citations from research in science, social science, engineering, art & humanities,1900 - present. Includes citation tracking.
Articles, books, reports, and patents in science, social science, engineering, art & humanities, particularly published after 1995. Includes citation tracking.
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Civil Engineering Database
Journal and conference articles & books published by the ASCE. 1970 - present.
Agricultural and Environmental Science
Journal & conference articles, reports, books & government publications covering environmental & pollution issues. 1981- present.
Applied life sciences literature covering agriculture, environment, veterinary sciences, plant sciences, mycology and parasitology, food science, human health and nutrition. 1973 - present.
Comprehensive chemical information database. 1907 - present. Requires MIT identification. Must register before using the first time at http://libraries.mit.edu/cas-reg
Worldwide transportation research.
Journal and conference articles on petroleum and from related societies like NACE, the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) and the Society of Underwater Technology (SUT)
Water Intelligence Online
Access to reference books, research reports, papers, and conference proceedings covering water, wastewater, and related environmental topics.
Books, handbooks, theses
Use these links to books, theses and other related publications to get started. Search Barton, the MIT Libraries catalog, for a full list of books owned by the MIT Libraries. Or use MIT's WorldCat to search library catalogs worldwide and place requests to borrow items.
Check these manufacturer listings to get a better sense for what products are already on the market. You can also contact companies directly for information. Also see the Designing & Making Stuff guide
- GlobalSpec: contains over 24,000 digitized catalogs that represent over 2.3 million products and over 183 million searchable product specs
- Thomas Register: a comprehensive resource for finding information on suppliers of industrial products and services in North America
Manage your references
Use these tools to help you organize and cite your references:
Engineering and Media Lab Librarian
EAPS, Energy & Environment, Nuclear Science & Engineering Librarian
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