If you use Google Scholar, you already know it’s a great tool for finding citations to literature in your research area. It’s a massive index of articles, books and other publications of a scholarly nature. (It doesn’t cover ALL the scholarly literature in any discipline, however, so be sure to include the Libraries’ databases in Vera in your literature search.)
Many of the articles in Google Scholar are licensed by the MIT Libraries through our subscriptions, so – in many cases – the full text is available to you. If you are on campus, you’ll see this link in your results list:
Are you working off campus? To take advantage of this feature, click on Settings and then Library Links.
Type MIT in the search window; select it; click Save. You should now see the full text link in your results list for articles in any of MIT’s paid subscriptions.