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Manage your references
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Finding articles & research papers
Use these article databases to find citations to articles, conference papers or technical reports. Please note that not every database will have full text. In this case, use links within the databases to access full text available through MIT subscriptions.
Article citations in all engineering fields, plus physics, electronics, robotics, and related fields.
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.
Includes papers on petroleum and from related societies like NACE, the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) and the Society of Underwater Technology (SUT)
ASME Digital Library
Conference papers from 2002 - present.
Also includes ASME journals.
1906 - present: full text of Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) papers; includes current Aerospace Standards.
Citations only for other publisher content (like JSAE) or other SAE standards.
Books, handbooks, theses
Use these links to books, theses, and other related publications to get started. Search our collection 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.
Marks' Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers
A classic reference for mechanical engineering. Covers more than 100 essential mechanical engineering topics
Engineering & scientific e-books. Includes interactive tables & graphs.
Corrosion data and the chemical resistance of all technically important metallic, non-metallic, inorganic and organic materials in contact with aggressive media.
Dissertations & Theses
1997-present: full text for most dissertations.
1861-present: selective full-text for dissertations prior to 1997. Indexing and abstracting of dissertations and theses.
ASM Materials Information
Includes the ASM Handbooks, Alloy Finder, and other ASM products.
Engineering and Media Lab Librarian
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Keeping up with research
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