Category: Social sciences

Learn about country research: Attend a Business Monitor demonstration at MIT

February 25, 2015 2 - 3pm

Do you do research regarding business, industry, economics, or politics in other countries?  Learn how to do so more effectively by attending a demonstration...


OA research in the news: Does church attendance cause people to vote?

In a paper published last month, researchers including MIT economist Jonathan Gruber use the repeal of Sunday shopping (or “blue”) laws in various states to determine that...

All news

Reference USA databases of US business and consumer information

InfoGroup’s Reference USA provides basic information on over 25 million businesses and over 270 million consumers in the US and Canada. Business data includes...

Social sciences

IAP 2015: Finding Information: Search Tools and Strategies

  The MIT Libraries are offering a whole series of classes to help you locate various types of information, from large data sets to...

Business & management

OA research in the news: Waves as scientific & cultural things

This fall, MIT anthropologist Stefan Helmreich gave the prestigious Lewis Henry Morgan Lecture at the University of Rochester. Helmreich, whose 2009 award-winning book Alien...

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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...

Social sciences

Event: Building Global Economic Prosperity

Building Global Economic Prosperity: Who Profits, Who Pays, Who Protests Discussion featuring: Dr. Daron Acemoglu: MIT Economics Professor & Author of the Bestseller “Why...

Social sciences

The Springer Book Archive (SBA) is here!

You may know that for several years, MIT Libraries has had online books (2005+) from the prolific publisher Springer. Now we are pleased to announce...


OECD coming to MIT

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is coming to MIT!  Join us to: increase your knowledge of the world get a leg...