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Digital Instruction Resource Center (DIRC)

photo of a class in the DIRCThe Digital Instruction Resource Center (DIRC) is a hands-on computer classroom supported by the MIT Libraries.

It’s used primarily for instructing faculty, students, and staff in the use of library resources, such as:

  • research databases
  • Search our Collections and MIT Libraries other search/discovery tools
  • other library-supported software (e.g. GIS, EndNote)

Where is DIRC?

DIRC is in 14N-132.

photo of students in DIRC

What library classes are currently being held in DIRC and around the MIT campus?

Check the calendar of events.

Interested in an instruction session for your students, research group, or lab?

See the Faculty FAQ.