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Learn with the Libraries: Spring 2017

New opportunities to build your skills

From exploring artists books to creating maps to managing your research data, we’ve got a brand new slate of classes to help you develop new...

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Barker 24/7 study space closed March 28-29

Other 24/7 spaces remain available

To accommodate facilities work in the Barker Reading Room, the 24/7 space in the Barker Engineering Library will be closed from 6pm on Tuesday, March...

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Libraries performing emergency preparedness training during spring break

Please note library closures March 28 & 29

As part of our continued commitment to ensuring the safety of the students, staff, and faculty in our spaces, we will be conducting emergency...

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Uncovering pioneering women in science and engineering in MIT’s archives

Uncovering pioneering women in science and engineering in MIT’s archives

New initiative focuses on underrepresented aspect of MIT history

Liz Andrews, associate head, Institute Archives and Special Collections, and archivist for collections, recently came across an interesting document in the Institute Archives, just in time for...

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Publishing as a new scholar in philosophy and linguistics

Publishing as a new scholar in philosophy and linguistics

Open forum sparks lively discussion on open access

In early February, the MIT Libraries sponsored an open forum called “Publishing as a New Scholar in Philosophy and Linguistics.” Geared towards graduate students,...

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MIT Libraries support open scholarship in the social sciences through SocArXiv

Platform created by sociologists, librarians, and open access advocates

The MIT Libraries are pleased to announce our support of SocArXiv, an open archive of the social sciences that launched in beta version in...

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OA research in the news: Volkswagen emissions may increase mortality rates in Europe

OA research in the news: Volkswagen emissions may increase mortality rates in Europe

In 2015, Volkswagen admitted to doctoring software in its diesel cars so they would pass emissions tests. The company had sold 11 million of...

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Happy Pi Day!

Happy Pi Day!

Let MIT Libraries help you celebrate the delicious way

National Pi day is here, and to make sure you can celebrate with panache (or ganache, as you prefer), here is a sampling of...

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Heritage of the Mughal World now open access on Archnet

Heritage of the Mughal World now open access on Archnet

2015 publication free for download courtesy of Aga Khan Trust for Culture and Prestel Publishing

Heritage of the Mughal World (Jodidio, Philip, editor. Munich: Prestel, 2015) is available for free download on Archnet. This beautifully illustrated book explores the...

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