Category: 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...


IAP 2016: Publishing: Academic journals to Wikipedia

Explore our workshop offerings

The MIT Libraries are hosting classes on a variety of publishing topics for authors: From Submission to Publication: What Authors Need to Know About...

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DOT releases Public Access Plan

The Libraries can help you comply with new requirements

The Department of Transportation (DOT) recently released its Public Access Plan in compliance with the White House Directive. The plan takes effect at the...

OA research in the news: Searching for the oldest stars

OA research in the news: Searching for the oldest stars

Anna Frebel hunts for clues to the early universe

In a new book published this month, MIT astronomer Anna Frebel chronicles her work as a stellar archaeologist, scanning the skies with telescopes and...


Downloads of open access articles hit new monthly peak

Over 180,000 downloads in October

In October 2015, downloads of the 18,000 articles deposited in DSpace@MIT in accordance with the MIT Faculty Open Access Policy topped 180,000. This was...

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OA research in the news: MIT faculty win Breakthrough Prizes

OA research in the news: MIT faculty win Breakthrough Prizes

Three MIT researchers were honored this week in a star-studded, televised ceremony for the Breakthrough Prizes, which go to “important, primarily recent, achievements” in...


Springer ejournals & book chapters now available for use in MITx courses

New library license agreement allows use through open educational platforms

The MIT Libraries have just signed a contract with Springer that allows for use of their ejournals and ebooks in MITx courses. This is...

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Springer ejournals and ebooks can now be mined

New text and data mining license allows for computational access to hundreds of thousands of journal articles and book chapters

The MIT Libraries have recently signed a contract with Springer that allows material published by Springer to be text- and data-mined for noncommercial purposes....

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Open Access information table Thursday in lobby 10

October 23, 2015 10am - 2pm

Come answer a question about open access and get a Tshirt or another prize!

  In honor of International Open Access Week, the Libraries’ Office of Scholarly Publishing, Copyright & Licensing is hosting a table in lobby 10...

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