Research guides & expert librarians

We have smart people who know how to find the best information. Use their guides or contact them.

See also: Class & program guides.

Topic guide Expert librarian
Accounting Alex Caracuzzo
Aeronautics & astronautics Barbara Williams
Anthropology & archeology Michelle Baildon
APIs for scholarly resources Mark Clemente
Apps for academics: mobile web sites & apps Ask Us
Architectural design Lareese Hall
Architecture & art Lareese Hall
Architecture & planning in Islamic cultures Aga Khan Documentation Center:
akdc@mit.edu
ASME papers & publications Angie Locknar
Astronomy & astrophysics Michael Noga
Atmospheric sciences Christine Sherratt
Author identifiers Ellen Duranceau
Biography Ask Us
Bioinformatics Courtney Crummett
Biological data & atlases Courtney Crummett
Biological engineering Howard Silver
Biology & biomedicine Courtney Crummett
Biotechnology & pharmaceutical industry information Alex Caracuzzo
Bioscience protocols & methods Howard Silver
Building technology Lareese Hall
Census & demographic data Katherine McNeill
Jennie Murack
Chemical engineering Erja Kajosalo
Chemical prices Alex Caracuzzo
Chemistry Erja Kajosalo
Citation software at MIT: managing your references personal-content@mit.edu
Citing sources Ask Us
Civil engineering Anne Graham
Classical studies Mark Szarko
Companies ask-mgmt@mit.edu
Computation in architecture Lareese Hall
Computer science Anne Graham
Chris Sherratt
Congressional publications Jennifer Greenleaf
Corporate reports Alex Caracuzzo
Country data & analysis Katherine McNeill
Data Ask Us
Data management data-management@mit.edu
Data services (social sciences) Katherine McNeill
Designing & making stuff Angie Locknar
Digital humanities Patsy Baudoin
Disruptive technologies ask-mgmt@mit.edu
Dissertations & theses Ask Us
Earth sciences Michael Noga
E-books Ask Us
E-reading FAQ Ask Us
Economics Katherine McNeill
Education ask-socsci@mit.edu
Electrical engineering Anne Graham
Chris Sherratt
EndNote personal-content@mit.edu
Energy Christine Sherratt
Environment Anne Graham
Chris Sherratt
Environmental engineering Anne Graham
Ethnic studies Michelle Baildon
Film studies Patsy Baudoin
Finance & investment Alex Caracuzzo
General reference Ask Us
GIS (Geographic Information Systems) gishelp@mit.edu
Global Studies and Languages Mark Szarko
Google search tips Ask Us
Government information Jennifer Greenleaf
History Michelle Baildon
Housing Peter Cohn
Images, finding Lareese Hall
Images, using – copyright & fair use Ellen Duranceau
Images for Islamic art, architecture, culture, & planning Aga Khan Documentation Center:
akdc@mit.edu
Industries Anita Perkins
Labor & industrial relations Anita Perkins
Language learning media – The Crandall Collection Mark Szarko
Law ask-socsci@mit.edu
Library & information science Patsy Baudoin
Library of Congress call numbers Ask Us
Linguistics Lisa Horowitz
Literature Mark Szarko
Manage your information personal-content@mit.edu
Management ask-mgmt@mit.edu
Maps mapshelp@mit.edu
Market research ask-mgmt@mit.edu
Marketing Alex Caracuzzo
Materials science & engineering Angie Locknar
Mathematics Michael Noga
Mechanical engineering Angie Locknar
Media studies Patsy Baudoin
Medicine Courtney Crummett
Mendeley personal-content@mit.edu
MIT buildings Lareese Hall
MIT history Nora Murphy
MIT in popular culture Michelle Baildon
MIT manuscript collections mithistory@mit.edu
MIT official records mithistory@mit.edu
MIT rare books mithistory@mit.edu
Music Peter Munstedt
Neuroscience & cognitive science Courtney Crummett
News, newspapers, & current events Ask Us
Newspapers: foreign language Mark Szarko
Newspapers: historical Michelle Baildon
Nuclear engineering Christine Sherratt
Ocean engineering & naval architecture Angie Locknar
Oceanography Christine Sherratt
Operations research Alex Caracuzzo
Organization studies Anita Perkins
Patents Anne Graham
Anita Perkins
Personal content management tools personal-content@mit.edu
Philosophy Michelle Baildon
Physics Barbara Williams
Planetary sciences Michael Noga
Political science Jennifer Greenleaf
Properties of materials & chemicals Erja Kajosalo
Angie Locknar
Psychology Courtney Crummett
Publishing help Ellen Duranceau
Real estate Peter Cohn
RefWorks personal-content@mit.edu
Regional planning & development Peter Cohn
SAE technical papers Angie Locknar
Science, technology & society (STS) Michelle Baildon
Security Studies Jennifer Greenleaf
Social science data services Katherine McNeill
Social sciences (general) ask-socsci@mit.edu
Sociology ask-socsci@mit.edu
Spectra resources Erja Kajosalo
Angie Locknar
Standards Angie Locknar
Statistical software Jennie Murack
Sustainable business ask-mgmt@mit.edu
Technical reports Angie Locknar
Theater arts Mark Szarko
Theses Ask Us
Trade statistics Katherine McNeill
Transportation Anne Graham
Peter Cohn
Urban studies & planning Peter Cohn
Virtual Reference Collection Ask Us
Women’s & gender studies Patsy Baudoin
Zotero personal-content@mit.edu