Category: Science

Searching in harsh environments

March 15, 2016 12 - 1pm

A brown bag with Ophir Frieder

A Libraries & Big Data Brown Bag brought to you by the Information Science program at the MIT Libraries Bring your lunch and join us...

Social sciences
Workshop: Increase the reproducibility of your research

Workshop: Increase the reproducibility of your research

March 21, 2016 1 - 4pm

Learn the Open Science Framework

Calling all MIT researchers — want to work more effectively and increase the reproducibility of your research? Register and join the MIT Libraries and the Center...

Data

Towards an Open Science Publishing Platform

February 23, 2016 12 - 1pm

A brown bag with Vitek Tracz

Bring your lunch and join Vitek Tracz and Micah Altman from the Libraries’ Information Science program for this February Brown Bag. This program is suitable...

Science
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...

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...

Art & architecture & planning

IAP 2016: Biology resources

Explore our workshop offerings

The MIT Libraries are offering several classes on biology resources: Bioinformatics for Beginners Tue, Jan 12, 3:30–5pm, 14N-132 Register Fri, Jan 15, 10:30am–12pm, 14N-132...

Science
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...

Science
Noga honored by the Geoscience Information Society

Noga honored by the Geoscience Information Society

Contributions to the field of geoscience information recognized with Mary B. Ansari Distinguished Service Award

Michael Noga, collections strategist and earth and planetary sciences and mathematics librarian, was honored as the 2015 recipient of the Geoscience Information Society’s Mary...

All news
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...

Science