Category: Social sciences

Reference USA databases of US business and consumer information

InfoGroup’s Reference USA provides basic information on over 25 million businesses and over 270 million consumers in the US and Canada. Business data includes...

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IAP 2015: Finding Information: Search Tools and Strategies

  The MIT Libraries are offering a whole series of classes to help you locate various types of information, from large data sets to...

Business & management

OA research in the news: Waves as scientific & cultural things

This fall, MIT anthropologist Stefan Helmreich gave the prestigious Lewis Henry Morgan Lecture at the University of Rochester. Helmreich, whose 2009 award-winning book Alien...

Social sciences

Chris Bourg named director of MIT Libraries

Longtime libraries administrator at Stanford tapped to lead MIT’s libraries and the MIT Press.

Chris Bourg has been named as the new director of the MIT Libraries, effective in February. Provost Martin Schmidt announced her appointment today in...

Business & management

Event: Building Global Economic Prosperity

Building Global Economic Prosperity: Who Profits, Who Pays, Who Protests Discussion featuring: Dr. Daron Acemoglu: MIT Economics Professor & Author of the Bestseller “Why...

Art & architecture & planning

The Springer Book Archive (SBA) is here!

You may know that for several years, MIT Libraries has had online books (2005+) from the prolific publisher Springer. Now we are pleased to announce...

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OECD coming to MIT

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is coming to MIT!  Join us to: increase your knowledge of the world get a leg...

Business & management

International Historical Statistics–now online!

Looking to study countries worldwide far back in time?  Want the convenience of country statistics at your fingertips?  International Historical Statistics now is available...

Social sciences

What’s new at the Libraries this fall

Welcome back! The MIT Libraries have been busy over your summer vacation. We’ve made improvements, added new resources, expanded our services, and lined up...

Social sciences