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Useful databases and other research tips for materials science.

Finding articles & research papers

Use these article databases to find citations to articles, conference papers or technical reports. Use the button to try to connect to the full text pdf if the full text is not available in the database.

Books, handbooks, theses

Use these links to books, theses and other related publications to get started.  Search our collections, 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.

Materials properties

Try the Finding Chemical & Materials Properties guide, or these databases:

Phase diagrams

Search our collections or Ask Us! for more resources on phase diagrams.


Search our collections or Ask Us! for more resources on crystal structure and crystallography.

Additional links

The following are freely available sources for materials information:

Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering Librarian

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