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Giving stories

How gifts from donors fuel our vision

Library Oasis
The impressively renovated library and adjoining Building 14 courtyard that welcomed back the MIT community this summer are designed to invite serendipitous connections.




Hayden Memorial Becomes a Library for the Future
After a renovation of the first and second floors, Hayden will reemerge as a state-of-the art facility, equipped for modern technology needs and welcoming for both collaborative learning and individual study.



Institute Archives Spotlights Pioneering Women at MIT
Initiative is building collections highlighting the contributions of female faculty.





Remembering Elda Chisholm
Chisholm, who worked at the MIT Libraries from 1945 to 1959, counted the Libraries among the most important relationships in her life.




Everyday Science, Uncommon Resource
Victor and Ruth McElheny support the Institute Archives in more ways than one.





The Rosalind Denny Lewis Music Library: Celebrating 20 Years (Video)
MIT’s Rosalind Denny Lewis Music Library holds a special place in the hearts and minds of students, faculty, and alumni alike.