Category: Preservation & conservation

Webinar on film preservation – December 2

Please join Curation and Preservation Services for the final event in our “Caring for AV” webinar series. These webinars are offered by the Northeast...

Preservation & conservation

Chris Bourg named director of MIT Libraries

Longtime libraries administrator at Stanford tapped to lead MIT’s libraries and the MIT Press.

Chris Bourg has been named as the new director of the MIT Libraries, effective in February. Provost Martin Schmidt announced her appointment today in...

Humanities

Locked letters and instructional videos created at MIT featured in an exhibit at The Hague

Locked letters from the 17th century have been brought to life in videos, and as reconstructed replicas, as part of the exhibition Courtly Rivals...

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Unboxing the Chomsky Archive

A new website offers a glimpse at a lifetime of work, and the chance to support it.   Two years after the MIT Libraries’...

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Caring for AV – Webinar series

Save these dates!  Curation and Preservation Services will screen a series of webinars on the preservation of audiovisual materials in November and early December....

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Unboxing the Chomsky Archive

Unboxing the Chomsky Archive

New website offers a glimpse at a lifetime of work, and the chance to support it

Two years after the MIT Libraries’ Institute Archives were chosen as the stewards of Noam Chomsky’s personal papers, over 260 boxes of the professor emeritus’ materials have...

 Bibliotech
Wired: A world transformed by the telegraph

Wired: A world transformed by the telegraph

Currently on view in the Maihaugen Gallery

Until the mid-19th century, most messages could travel across long distances only as quickly as they could be physically carried. Audiovisual systems such as smoke, flags, drums, beacons,...

 Bibliotech

Digital Sustainability Lab Opens

On July 1, MIT Libraries launched the Digital Sustainability Lab, a collaboration of the Curation and Preservation Services and Institute Archives and Special Collections departments. Funding...

 Bibliotech

Digital Stewardship Resident

Tricia Patterson

The Libraries will host their first resident from the National Digital Stewardship Residency Program of Boston (NDSR-Boston). Tricia Patterson began her 9-month residency in September working on a...

 Bibliotech