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Spotlight: Gravitational waves discovered (again!)

On June 1, the Laser Interferometry Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) announced its third detection of gravitational waves. Check out the discovery paper as well as open access resources on LIGO & gravitational waves: an annotated collection of technical reports, peer-reviewed articles, conference papers, and theses, freely available in the DSpace@MIT repository, that describe work done at MIT, from the earliest science to post-detection research.

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Open access policies at MIT

MIT faculty passed an open access policy in 2009; as of April 2017, all MIT authors can opt in to open access via a license. Learn more about how to make papers openly available, get download statistics on your papers, or waive the policies.

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Research funder requirements

Learn about major US research funder open access requirements for publications and data.

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Copyright & publishing

Information on copyright law and how to use content from others’ work in your own publications + publishing support at MIT.

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About us

Meet the Scholarly Communications & Collections Strategy staff.