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To search for peer-reviewed journal articles, conference papers, book reviews, and other online scholarly information, you'll need to search a database. Different databases contain information about different subjects. Choose a database based on the subject of your research topic.

1. Find a Specific Article

Use this option when you already have a citation (information about the article such as the title, author, journal title, date of publication, etc.) and want to find a copy of the article.

2. Search for Articles on a Topic

Start by selecting the subject area of your topic from the list below:

Not Sure Where to Start?

These interdisciplinary databases are good places to search for articles on any topic:

Academic Search Complete IIT Access Only
One of the largest full-text databases of scholarly information. A good place to start searching for journal articles on almost any topic. (more info)

Business Source Elite IIT Access Only
This database covers all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. (more info)

CSA Technology Research Database IIT Access Only
Comprehensive über-database covering all aspects of technology, engineering, materials science, and electronics. (more info)

Inspec IIT Access Only
Comprehensive database covering all aspects of science, engineering, and technology. (more info)

JSTOR IIT Access Only
Archive of essential scholarly journals related to the humanities, physical sciences, and social sciences. (more info)

IIT Access Only = Restricted to IIT students, faculty, and staff.

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