UCSF Follows MIT Model in New Open Access Policy

The University of California San Francisco, the largest public recipient of funding from the National Institutes of Health whose faculty publishes more than 4,500 scientific papers each year, has…

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Libraries Closed for Memorial Day Weekend

All MIT Libraries will be closed for Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 26 through Monday, May 28. The Libraries…

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Summer hours begin Friday, May 25

The MIT Libraries summer hours begin this Friday, May 25, 2012. Dewey, Hayden (Humanities & Science),

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White House Launches Petition on Access to Federally Funded Research Results

The White House has posted a petition calling for public access to federally funded research results. It urges President Obama to “require free access over the Internet to…

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Open access research in the news

Economist Finkelstein wins John Bates Clark Medal The American Economic Association has named Amy Finkelstein winner of the 2012…

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Using Figures in Publications — No Permission Needed from Major Publishers

It’s easier to use figures, illustrations, and tables from major publishers in new scholarly publications because of contracts signed by the MIT Libraries for use of journals on campus….

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Finals Week Hours at Hayden Library

Hayden Library (Humanities and Science) will begin special finals week hours on Thursday, May 17, 2012. Hayden…

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Open access research in the news

CSAIL’s Agarwal named head of edX Earlier this month MIT and Harvard announced a partnership to launch edX, a…

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