Loan grace period extended through Wednesday, April 24

Due to Monday’s tragic events at the Boston Marathon, the Libraries’ grace period for loans has been…

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Micah Altman wins Pizzigati Prize

Micah Altman, MIT Libraries’ Director of Research, has been awarded the Antonio Pizzigati Prize for Software in the Public Interest for his work developing software that encourages…

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Open access gains momentum in Washington

White House takes action to increase access to the results of federally funded scientific research When MIT faculty adopted an open access (OA) policy for their scholarly articles in…

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Celebrate Preservation Week, April 21-27

Preservation Week is almost here! What’s Preservation Week, you ask? It was created in 2010 by the American Library…

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Patriots’ Day library hours: Monday, April 15

On Monday, April 15, 2013, the following libraries will open at noon (12pm): Barker Dewey Hayden…

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Comprehensive Physiology is now online!

Once upon a time when librarians got questions about the human body, they’d walk to the colorful, well-worn, reference volumes of Handbook of Physiology. The Libraries is pleased to…

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Happy Day of DH!

Monday, April 8th is this year’s Day of DH.

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Royal Society of Chemistry offers vouchers to publish articles open access without fee

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) has announced an experimental program for 2013 that will provide vouchers to authors, allowing them to publish their RSC articles open access without…

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OA research in the news: Profs receive undergrad teaching award

Four professors were recently named MacVicar Faculty Fellows, honored for their…

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