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Libraries receive fine press editions of Moby Dick

Libraries receive fine press editions of Moby Dick

Gift from alumnus affirms enduring value of print

  “If you hack the library without including print, you’re doing it wrong,” says Greg Eow, associate director for collections at the Libraries. Late...

All news April 24, 2017
Hack the Libraries

Hack the Libraries

Bringing ingenuity, teamwork, and MIT’s culture of making to our essential work

In its preliminary report, the Future of Libraries Task Force envisioned an open library platform, one that it hopes will inspire “clever, creative, and...

All news April 24, 2017
Building toward the future of libraries

Building toward the future of libraries

MIT community and libraries globally weigh in on task force vision

Last fall, the Institute-wide Task Force on the Future of Libraries released its preliminary report, with 10 recommendations to reenvision the academic library as...

All news April 24, 2017
China Comes to ‘Tech’: 1877–1931

China Comes to ‘Tech’: 1877–1931

Maihaugen Gallery exhibit tells the story of pioneering international students at MIT

MIT News’ Peter Dizikes spoke with Emma Teng, T.T. and Wei Fong Chao Professor of Asian Civilizations, curator of the exhibit.* Q: When did...

All news April 24, 2017
From the director

From the director

Spring 2017

“Here we shall offer shelter for the search for knowledge to all those who come, at any age, to join in that search. And...

All news April 24, 2017
News from MIT Press

News from MIT Press

MIT Press Bookstore Launches New Author Series

Authors@MIT features authors and experts on the cutting edge of topics that we all need to know more about: young people and new media,...

All news April 24, 2017
Q&A with Heather Yager

Q&A with Heather Yager

Meet the Associate Director, Digital Projects

Q: One of your responsibilities in this role is “to expand the library platform.” What does that mean to you?  A: To me, expanding...

All news April 24, 2017
What’s New?

What’s New?

Updates from MIT Libraries

Libraries Launch Women in Science and Engineering@MIT Archival Initiative The Institute Archives and Special Collections (IASC) has been focusing increasingly on documenting aspects of...

All news April 24, 2017
Inventing the future

Inventing the future

Task force presents a bold vision for MIT and for libraries globally

This fall, the Task Force on the Future of Libraries shares with the community its report, the culmination of a yearlong conversation across the...

All news November 1, 2016