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Manage your references
Use these tools to help you organize and cite your references:
Finding prior research
Use a library database to find published research journal articles and conference proceedings. Search these databases with your keywords to find citations to relevant scholarly articles; use the "get this at MIT" button to access full text of the articles.
All fields of Engineering, plus physics, electronics, control, and more.
Web of Science/ Web of Knowledge
High impact journal articles in all fields. Includes citation tracking.
A general database of articles, books, reports, and patents in science, engineering, social science, and arts and humanities.
See tips here for configuring Google Scholar to access MIT-licensed resources: http://libguides.mit.edu/google/googlescholar
Getting more help and office hours
For more specialized databases, check out the research guides for your specific area.
Need help finding a reference or using a database? Use chat or email to contact ask-us.
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Getting background information
Use Knovel to look up properties and other engineering data in a variety of engineering handbooks.