Archive for August, 2011

IDC Technology Market Research Reports Now Available at MIT

Posted August 29th, 2011 by Katherine McNeill

MIT Libraries now subscribes to reports from IDC, a leading provider of research on information technology and consumer technology markets worldwide.  IDC reports provide industry data, analyses, and forecasts about the following technology markets:

  • manufacturing
  • retail
  • energy
  • financial services
  • healthcare
  • government

The most straight-forward method for searching for reports from within IDC is to select the “Advanced” search button on the homepage to use the advanced query options for entering keywords and geographic areas.

For assistance with IDC or other market research sources contact a librarian via Ask Us! Access IDC via Vera or its shortcut URL at

New guides for circulation and course reserves info

Posted August 29th, 2011 by Melissa Feiden


Ever wonder how to renew books you’ve borrowed from the library?  Want to find books on reserve for your courses?  Check out our new Circulation and Course Reserves FAQs.

These guides give you answers to commonly asked questions about circulation and course reserves policies, but if you’re still having trouble figuring out what to do, Ask Us!