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Institute Archives Spotlights Pioneering Women at MIT

Institute Archives Spotlights Pioneering Women at MIT

Initiative builds collections of women faculty in science and engineering

A new MIT Libraries initiative aims to highlight MIT’s women faculty by acquiring, preserving, and making accessible their personal archives. The Institute Archives and...

Archives & MIT history June 12, 2018
Scouring Millions of Papers to Create New Materials

Scouring Millions of Papers to Create New Materials

Libraries help make articles accessible for text and data mining

As a scientist interested in developing sustainable methods to create materials, Elsa Olivetti wanted to data mine decades of scholarly articles to provide researchers...

Engineering June 12, 2018
In the Laboratory of History

In the Laboratory of History

Through archival research, students uncover connections between MIT and slavery

In Fall 2017, the Institute launched a new two-semester course on MIT and Slavery. Co-taught by Craig Steven Wilder, the Barton L. Weller Professor...

Archives & MIT history June 12, 2018
From the Director

From the Director

Spring 2018

“As curators of knowledge, we literally decide who should be seen in the world and how, who should be heard in the world and...

All news June 11, 2018
Libraries Host Grand Challenges Summit

Libraries Host Grand Challenges Summit

Experts convene at MIT to set research agenda

Forty-five experts from across disciplines gathered at MIT March 19–23 for a week of workshops focused on the most vital issues in information science...

Archives & MIT history June 11, 2018

News from MIT Press

Press Hosts Peer Review Transparency Workshop

In January 2018, the MIT Press partnered with Amherst College Press to host a critical dialogue on the nature of peer review at the...

All news June 11, 2018

New Award Honors Christine Moulen

This June the MIT Libraries will award the Christine Moulen “Good Citizen” Award as part of its annual Infinite Mile Awards program recognizing exceptional...

All news June 11, 2018
What’s New

What’s New

Spring 2018

Photographic Archive Comes to MIT The Aga Khan Documentation Center (AKDC) at MIT is now the home of the Kamil and Rifat Chadirji Photographic...

All news June 11, 2018
From the Director

From the Director

Fall 2017

I am excited to share with you the critical steps we have taken toward realizing the vision of the Future of Libraries report. It’s...

All news October 1, 2017