Category: Scholarly communication

Publishing as a new scholar in philosophy and linguistics

Publishing as a new scholar in philosophy and linguistics

Open forum sparks lively discussion on open access

In early February, the MIT Libraries sponsored an open forum called “Publishing...

Humanities

MIT Libraries support open scholarship in the social sciences through SocArXiv

Platform created by sociologists, librarians, and open access advocates

The MIT Libraries are pleased to announce our support of SocArXiv, an...

Scholarly communication
OA research in the news: Volkswagen emissions may increase mortality rates in Europe

OA research in the news: Volkswagen emissions may increase mortality rates in Europe

In 2015, Volkswagen admitted to doctoring software in its diesel cars so...

Engineering
Open access downloads: February 2017

Open access downloads: February 2017

Statistics from the OA collection of DSpace@MIT

  The Open Access Collection of DSpace@MIT houses scholarly articles by MIT-affiliated authors made...

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Happy International Fair Use Week!

Happy International Fair Use Week!

Come to Libraries' events on innovation and copyright and fan fiction and fair use

For students, faculty, and researchers, Fair Use Week (February 20-24) is reason to celebrate:...

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Fan fiction and fair use

Fan fiction and fair use

February 22, 2017 12 - 1pm

Hear about recent fanfic court cases from a Harvard copyright expert

There are millions of fan fiction works both online and off. Though...

Scholarly communication
Innovation, creation, and copyright law: A conversation about legal services for MIT students

Innovation, creation, and copyright law: A conversation about legal services for MIT students

February 21, 2017 12 - 1pm

Celebrate Fair Use Week by joining a discussion on legally building on others' work

Do you have an awesome idea that builds on someone else’s work,...

Scholarly communication
Springer Nature announces new data sharing policies

Springer Nature announces new data sharing policies

The Libraries can help you meet new publisher mandates

Did you know that, in addition to funder mandates and institutional requirements...

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