What’s new at the Libraries this fall

Welcome back! The MIT Libraries have been busy over your summer vacation. We’ve made improvements, added new resources, expanded our services,…


Study Sanctuary—Hayden’s Lipchitz Courtyard

The Lipchitz Courtyard within Building 14 (adjacent to Hayden Library) is a hidden gem—a quiet, leafy retreat where you can find a sunny or shady spot to pull up a…


Discovering the Libraries: Top 10 things to know

By MIT Libraries’ student blogger, Pri Tembhekar Hello everyone! It is with bittersweet sentiment that I write my last blog for the MIT Libraries. This post will be about the top 10…


Discovering the Libraries: Archives and conservation

Hello everyone! It has been a few weeks since I…

Student blogger

MIT’s Monuments Men

We are pleased to note that MIT alumni served with the World War II “Monuments Men” to save cultural treasures. Here is information about two of them. Joseph “Paul” Gardner [caption…

Archives & MIT history

Poetry in the Archives

For National Poetry Month, a poem from MIT faculty papers housed in the Institute Archives and Special Collections.


The art and science of letterlocking

Long before email, text,…

Archives & MIT history

Guardians of the MIT Community

Barbara Haven, Raymond Roberts, and Robert…

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“Be Thou the Advocate…”

Happy Charter Day, MIT! On this day,…

Archives & MIT history