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Finding Journal Articles

Getting started: 


Search our Collections - Start with the MIT libraries' mega search, which searches our entire collection

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.
  • ABI/Inform - Find articles from major business publications and trade publications
  • 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


  • Orbis - Information on public and private companies worldwide. Research individual companies, or screen for companies meeting certain financial, geographic or operating criteria.
  • D&B Hoovers - 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


Researching Policy

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

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Phoebe Ayers

Social Science and Management Librarian

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Jennifer Greenleaf

Access to Harvard College Libraries

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.

Manage your references

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