Senate Approves Open Access Mandate for NIH: Recommends Change to Existing NIH Policy

The Alliance for Taxpayer access announced yesterday that the Senate Appropriations Committee has agreed to direct the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to require that research it funds…

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EndNote Basics – JulyAP 2007 Information Workshop

EndNote Basics WHERE: 14N-132 (Digital Instruction Resource Center – DIRC) WHEN: Friday, July 6, noon – 1pm EndNote is a “personal bibliographic software” package which allows…

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Virtual reference site available in the social bookmarking system: del.icio.us

To integrate our resources with the social bookmarking system “del.icio.us”, we have recreated our Virtual Reference site there. Del.icio.us users can easily add us to their network…

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MIT Libraries screencast tutorials available in MIT’s TechTV

Video tutorials for instruction on topics such as database searching and evaluating information are being created, and more will come. A beta of this project was conducted in…

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Bookdrop in Lobby 10 now open 24 hours!

Patrons can now return materials from any MIT Library any time. As usual, to avoid fines, please return reserve…

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Music LP records stored

In order to make space for CDs and DVDs, the Lewis Music Library has sent the remaining LP records to the Library…

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Expanded Access to Economic and Financial Data via Global Insight

Additional web access now is available to Global Insight (GI), a comprehensive source for historic economic and financial data, spanning over 200 countries and 170 industries. In…

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Announcing Student Video Contest: Removing Barriers to Free Exchange of Information

SPARC  (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) announced yesterday that they are hosting the first “SPARC Discovery Awards.” Contestants are “asked to submit videos of two minutes or less…

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Hit the open road with Open Access

What’s the big deal about open access anyway? If…

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