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All fields of Engineering, plus physics, electronics, control, and more.
Abstracts of applied life sciences literature covering agriculture, environment, energy, plant sciences, mycology and parasitology, food science, human health and nutrition. 1973 - present.
Web of Science
High impact journal articles in all fields. Includes citation tracking.
Competitor to Web of Science. Includes all subjects and cited reference searching.
Searches Barton (the MIT Libraries catalog), plus many article databases and full text resources.
Finding technical reports
Use these databases to find reports. If there is no PDF attached to the citation, look for the report numbers, then Ask Us! if we have them in our collections.
From DOE, replaces Energy Citations Database and the DOE Information Bridge. For best results, sign up for a free account and use the Advanced Search. 1943 - present.
National Technical Reports Library (NTRL)
Free registration for basic searching. Contains PDFs of many reports. For better search capabilities, try NTIS.
Primary resource for locating U.S. government-sponsored research reports & studies. Citations only, no full text.
Search the MIT Libraries catalog: Barton
Search library catalogs from around the world: MIT's WorldCat
Tip: Finding a proper subject heading can be a useful way to find information. Try a subject search to find books on a topic. The following list offers several examples of subjects used in our catalog.
- Appropriate technology - Developing Countries
- Rural Development- Developing Countries
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Country data & statistics
Portal providing access to statistics from market researchers, trade associations, scientific publications, and government sources.
World Development Indicators Online
Statistical time-series data on development for countries and country groups worldwide. Includes social, economic, and environmental indicators. 1960 to present.
Engineering and Media Lab Librarian
Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences, Energy & Environment, Nuclear Science & Engineering Librarian