Category: Engineering

From one print journal to a digital library: Agricultural engineering

MIT Libraries have added several databases in agriculture, food, and water recently: CAB Abstracts and Water Intelligence Online are examples.  And...

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authors@MIT: Matthew Claudel

October 12, 2016 5pm

Co-author of The City of Tomorrow

Please join us as we celebrate the publication of The City of Tomorrow (Yale University Press), an exciting new book from Carlo Ratti...

A very old map made new

A very old map made new

Geological map of the United Kingdom joins Hayden collection

Some in the MIT community will know that just over 200 years ago, the first geological map of the United Kingdom...


Engineering librarians convene and celebrate

Serving the needs of engineers in a digital age

Much of the world knows the strength of the MIT Libraries engineering resources, but did you know the librarians who work...

OA research in the news: MIT scientists ain’t afraid of no ghost

OA research in the news: MIT scientists ain’t afraid of no ghost

Several MIT researchers had a hand in boosting the “geek cred” of characters in this summer’s Ghostbusters reboot. Physics faculty members...

Even more IET eBooks

Even more IET eBooks

37 years of books on topics central to MIT research and teaching

It’s always newsworthy when 37 years of a publisher’s books become available online to MIT, especially if the content is central...


Use ENGnetBASE material in MITx courses

No permission needed for use of 'reasonable portions' based on Libraries' contract

The MIT Libraries have signed a contract with Taylor & Francis that allows for use of material from the CRC ENGnetBASE engineering e-book...

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OA research in the news: Why women leave engineering

Studies show that engineering is the most gender-segregated of all science and technology fields, from college classes to the workplace. Explanations for...

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Can Computers be Feminist? Procedural Politics and Computational Creativity

June 14, 2016 12 - 1 pm

A brown bag discussion with Gillian Smith

Join the Program on Information Science for a brown bag talk, Can Computers be Feminist? Procedural Politics and Computational Creativity. Discussant Gillian...

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