The Computational Library

The Computational Library

A Q&A with Heather Yager, associate director for technology

Heather Yager leads Digital Library Services, which provides technology strategy and planning, software development, user engagement, and web services in support of the Libraries’...

All news October 18, 2019

News from the MIT Press

Bringing content to readers in new ways

It’s an extraordinary time at the MIT Press with new projects aimed at pushing the boundaries of university-based publishing. This spring the Press launched...

All news October 18, 2019
What’s New

What’s New

Fall 2019

Students Create Archival History of Computing at MIT Launched in June, a new website, Archival History of Computing at MIT, 1950-62, was created by...

Archives & MIT history October 18, 2019
From the Director

From the Director

Spring 2019

The upcoming partial renovation of Hayden Library is a longawaited project that has the potential to transform the way students, faculty, and staff use...

All news April 30, 2019
Destination: Hayden

Destination: Hayden

Library to undergo renovation in 2020

In January, the MIT Libraries announced plans to renovate Hayden Library next year, with a reopening slated for the fall term of 2020. The...

All news April 30, 2019
Daunting Problems and Thrilling Promises

Daunting Problems and Thrilling Promises

MIT Libraries’ first visiting scholar reflects on his work to create a more open and equitable knowledge system

One of the many privileges of a life in professional academia is the right to set one’s own agenda. As a tenured professor of...

All news April 30, 2019
Libraries Digitize 100 Works to Celebrate Public Domain Day

Libraries Digitize 100 Works to Celebrate Public Domain Day

Works are free to anyone to read, use, and build upon

On January 1, 2019, a new set of published works entered the public domain in the US for the first time in two decades,...

All news April 30, 2019
Laugh Tracks and Libraries

Laugh Tracks and Libraries

Hayden Library is part of an interactive art installation powered by AI

For one weekend last November, visitors to Hayden Library found a novel distraction from their p-sets and research: they could watch an impromptu sitcom...

All news April 30, 2019
New Acquisition

New Acquisition

An audio wayback machine

MIT is where the future is invented, but there is also deep interest in understanding the past. The Lewis Music Library recently added to...

All news April 30, 2019