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Leaders for Global Operations: Library Resources

Students in the LGO program should use this guide as a starting point to find information.

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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.


Getting started - BartonPlus


  • Barton, the MIT Libraries Catalog - to see what is owned by MIT
  • E-Books - search just e-books at MIT
  • MIT's WorldCat - to see what is owned by other libraries

Electronic journals and databases

Article databases - management & engineering

  • Business Source Complete - for management topics
  • Compendex with Inspec - for engineering topics
  • Web of Science- for engineering and management, including tracking citations
  • Scopus - similar to Web of Science, for engineering and management, including tracking citations

Article databases - other topics

Company research

  • Capital IQ - profiles and financial data for U.S. and non-U.S. public and private companies 
  • D&B Hoovers - Directory of 20+ million U.S. and international companies.
  • Reference USA - Searchable directory of 24+ million public and private U.S. companies.
Industry & market research



Supply Chains

  • Panjiva import and export data for millions of products worldwide. Search by product, supplier/ buyer company names, and industries. Use it to research global suppliers and trading partners, track specific shipments, and see sourcing trends by HTS code. 

Manage your references

Use these tools to help you organize and cite your references:

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Quick Answers: social sciences and management

Quick Answers: social sciences and management provides answers to frequently asked questions. This tool replaced the Dewey Research Advisor.