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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
News from the MIT Press

News from the MIT Press

MIT Press launches new Fund for Diverse Voices

The MIT Press has a long and rich history of publishing books by and about underrepresented groups in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM),...

All news April 30, 2019
What’s New

What’s New

Spring 2019

MIT Libraries and MIT Press Staff Honored with MIT Excellence Awards Business and Management Librarian Shikha Sharma was the recipient of an MIT Excellence...

All news April 30, 2019
From the Director

From the Director

Fall 2018

Our plans for the future are bold, but we know we’re not in this alone. The kind of library we envision — open, participatory,...

All news October 25, 2018