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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.

Manage your references

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

Finding Journal Articles

Getting started: 

BartonPlus - mega search of many MIT owned articles, books, and government documents

Google Scholar - free resource which can be linked to MIT libraries for full text and cited references


Also try:

  • Web of Science-  engineering, social science and management topics / also finds papers by cited reference searching.
  • Scopus - a direct competitor to Web of Science. Index to science, social science, and engineering research journals. Includes cited reference searching
  • Compendex - covers engineering research journals.  Also includes Inspec, for electronics, computing, robotics research. 

Selected Research Resources


  • Mergent Online - Current and historical financials for U.S. and international public companies including segment financials, earnings estimates, detailed product and service hierarchies, competitors, major customers, suppliers, and strategic partners. Also includes SEC filings, industry reports, and country profiles.
  • D&B Business Browser - Directory of 20+ million U.S. and international companies. Includes latest news and analysts reports.


 US Government Information


  • Fitch Connect - Industry sector, economic, political and company research on various countries. Includes political and economic risk analysis, and regulatory reports
  • IBISWorld Industry Reports - US, China, some global

Market research


Librarian for Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, IDSS, and Mathematics

Social Science and Management Librarian

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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.