Category: Scholarly communication

MIT Libraries supporting Open Library of Humanities

Platform supports new journal Glossa, open access successor to Elsevier’s Lingua

The MIT Libraries have joined the Open Library of Humanities’ (OLH), an academic-led, all open access publisher of humanities journals. The platform, which has funding...

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OA research in the news: Dean Ortiz to leave MIT, start new university

OA research in the news: Dean Ortiz to leave MIT, start new university

MIT’s dean for graduate education is leaving the Institute to start a new nonprofit university focused on projects over lectures and large, open labs over classrooms. Christine...

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Panel discussion: Fair use in scholarly journal and book publishing

Panel discussion: Fair use in scholarly journal and book publishing

February 23, 2016 12 - 1pm

Hear publisher, author, and library perspectives on reusing images, figures, or text

In celebration of Fair Use Week, this panel discussion will explore the barriers and issues that arise when scholarly publishers consider whether to allow...

Scholarly communication
Mellon grant to help academic publishers increase workforce diversity

Mellon grant to help academic publishers increase workforce diversity

MIT Press one of four university presses creating a pipeline program

The MIT Press issued the following release today:   A four-year, $682,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded to the University of...

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BrowZine: A new tool for a new year

BrowZine: A new tool for a new year

Access journals from your smartphone or tablet

The MIT Libraries is happy to offer a new and easy way to keep up (or catch up) with journals from the comfort of...

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Access requirements for federally funded research on the rise

Libraries can help you share publications and data

Did you know that many federal funding agencies now require you to share publications and data resulting from your funded research? Under the 2013...

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Students: Got questions about copyright, data mining, or getting published?

Upcoming IAP sessions cover images and fair use, theses, APIs, and more

Join the MIT Libraries for IAP workshops on issues related to copyright, data mining, and publishing. Enrollment for each workshop is limited; please register via...

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IAP workshops for researchers tackle funder requirements, data mining, and publishing

Get expert advice on scholarly research and publishing

The MIT Libraries are offering several IAP sessions devoted to scholarly research and publishing. Enrollment for each workshop is limited; please register via the links...

Scholarly communication

Need help creating a data management plan? Try the DMPTool

New MIT-customized tool helps researchers write plans to meet funder requirements

Did you know that your funding agency likely requires you to share your research data? And that you may have to submit a data...

Business & management