Not sure where to search?
Start with BartonPlus, the MIT Libraries search tool for articles, books/e-books, other e-resources, & more.
We have other search tools for quick look-ups, as well as tools and web sites for more in-depth searching and browsing. Look below for your best bets! Still not sure? Ask Us! or see our web site search.
E-journals & databases
Start with Vera: e-journals and databases.
Search by the name of the journal or article database. Do NOT search for article titles here.
If not found, use the journals search in Barton: MIT Libraries’ catalog.
Search for older print journals here.
If still not found, request via ILLiad/Interlibrary Borrowing.
You may request PDFs of specific articles in journals from non-MIT libraries, ~1-2 business days.
Also try: LibX.
LibX is a browser add-on that lets you quickly search Vera, Barton, and other library search tools.
Books & media
Start with Barton: MIT Libraries’ catalog.
If you can’t find it, or the book is out on loan:
Search by course number, instructor name, course name, etc.See also: Course Reserves & TIP FAQ.
Information for faculty, students, and staff on print and electronic reserves, plus TIP and reserves submission process.Class and program guides
Guides created by librarians to provide targeted research and information tools for use in specific MIT classes.
More search options
MIT research & theses: search DSpace@MIT.
MIT papers, articles, theses, technical reports, and other research materials in MIT’s institutional repository.
Digital library content: search Dome.
Digital images, maps, and other documents from the MIT Libraries’ collections.
Data: see our Data: Finding & Managing guide.
Find social sciences, bioinformatics, and GIS/spatial data.
Geospatial data: search GeoWeb.
Search, view, and download data from an international collection of GIS data.
Architecture in Muslim societies: ArchNet Digital Library.
Access to curated collections of visual and textual material on the built environment in Muslim societies.
Images: see our Finding Images guide.
Help with finding and using images for research and scholarship.