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A biannual newsletter published by the MIT Libraries

From the Director

From the Director

Spring 2021

At a time when public health demands we be physically distant, our MIT community is still able to come together in the ways that...

All news May 6, 2021
Transforming Hayden Library

Transforming Hayden Library

Renovation construction reaches the finish line

The vision for Hayden Library has finally taken shape. Construction on the library renovation, along with the revitalization of the Building 14 courtyard, concluded...

All news May 6, 2021
Meet Alexia Hudson-Ward

Meet Alexia Hudson-Ward

A Q&A with the Libraries’ new associate director for Research and Learning

In October, the Libraries welcomed Alexia Hudson-Ward as the new associate director for Research and Learning. Previously the Azariah Smith Root Director of Libraries...

All news May 6, 2021
Why We Do What We Do

Why We Do What We Do

Messages of thanks to staff who went the extra mile

“Thank you @mitlibraries for keeping us going! You are an integral part of our continued progress in teaching and research.” -Faculty member “I am...

All news May 6, 2021

News from the MIT Press

Dædalus, journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, becomes open access

The MIT Press and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences recently announced that Dædalus, the Journal of the American Academy, will now be...

All news May 6, 2021
What’s New

What’s New

Spring 2021

Mariana Roa Oliva and Maya Bjornson Named Women@MIT Fellows for Spring 2021 As fellows, the artists will engage in archival research using Distinctive Collections...

All news May 6, 2021
From the Director

From the Director

Fall 2020

In the face of unprecedented challenges, the critical work of MIT carries on, and the Libraries, even after closing our physical doors, never stopped...

All news October 19, 2020
Building 14 Courtyard Undergoes Renovation

Building 14 Courtyard Undergoes Renovation

Outdoor space redesigned along with Hayden Library

The courtyard at the center of Building 14 is being renovated concurrently with Hayden Library, extending the welcoming community space of the library into...

All news October 19, 2020
Collecting the Now

Collecting the Now

Distinctive Collections launches a project documenting COVID-19 at MIT

When COVID-19 disrupted life at MIT, library staff naturally thought to look to the archives for similar events in Institute history, such as the...

All news October 19, 2020