MIT Faculty Boycott Elsevier Journals

Nearly twenty members of the MIT community have already signed a newly posted pledge to boycott Elsevier journals by refusing to publish, referee, or do editorial work “unless they…

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Everybody else loves LibX 2.0. Do you?

Thousands of MIT students, staff, and researchers have downloaded LibX.  6,303 of you, to be exact.  And we’re betting that thousands more will download the new version – LibX…

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MIT Press First to Distance Itself from Publisher Association over Research Works Act

MIT Press was the first publisher to publicly disavow the Association of American Publishers’ support of the Research Works Act, a bill which would make the

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Jazz in MIT oral history interviews, March 2

Come hear interview excerpts of Herb Pomeroy, founding director of the MIT Festival…

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A Professor’s Personal Open Access Policy

Kai von Fintel, Professor of Linguistics and Associate Dean of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences has announced a personal open access policy. He sets requirements…

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Altman joins MIT Libraries as Director of Research

Director of Libraries, Ann Wolpert, recently announced the appointment of Dr. Micah Altman to the position of Director of Research,…

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Notice something different? Homepage search box redesign

Have you noticed something different about the MIT Libraries homepage lately?  We recently changed a few things about the search box, based on usability testing with members of…

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Music author event Monday, Feb.13, noon

Come help celebrate the release of Dr. Frederick Harris’ new book, Seeking the Infinite: The Musical Life of…

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Wikipedia announces 24-hour blackout to protest SOPA

Wikipedia and other websites are going dark Wednesday January 18th to protest the legislation known as SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA, H.R. 3261) and its Senate…

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