MIT Library has access to collections of electronic journals through subscription databases Journals available in electronic format can be accessed by MIT students and staff online 24/7 via the Library websitte.
To access the online subscription resources MIT Library uses EZProxy, which authenticates users To log in to EZProxy, use your MIT username and password.
There are various methods to find articles for your research, using search terms in Discovery or a specific relevant database.
Article: a written work presented in a print or electronic journal to publish news, research results, academic analysis, or opinion.
Database: a website that provides access to collections of information including journals and articles, usually on a subscription basis.
Journal: a publication that that is produced on a regular schedule. Academic or scholarlyj ournals are usually focused on a specific field or discipline, and are usually have peer reviewed articles by experts in that field..
Open access: resource that is freely available. There are several different standards and levels and should be reviewed critically for authority and relevance.
Peer Review: a process using referees (who are experts in the field) who check the content before publication