Category: Preservation & conservation

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...

 Bibliotech
MIT Libraries host Grand Challenges Summit

MIT Libraries host Grand Challenges Summit

Experts in information science and scholarly communication convene at MIT to set research agenda.

This story was posted on MIT News on March 30, 2018. Forty-five experts from across disciplines gathered at MIT March 19-23...

Preservation & conservation

Safety Nets: Rescue and Revival for Endangered Born-Digital Records

October 23, 2017 1 - 2pm

A brown bag with Jefferson Bailey

The web is now firmly established as the primary communication and publication platform for sharing and accessing social and cultural materials....

Data
Book cradles that don’t go to the grave

Book cradles that don’t go to the grave

Wunsch Conversation Lab invents reusable mounts for library exhibits

  Staff in the MIT Libraries’ Wunsch Conservation Laboratory have been working to design a new kind of structure to display books and...

Preservation & conservation
Ada Lovelace Grant recipient announced

Ada Lovelace Grant recipient announced

Jessika Khazrik will create web archive of work by environmental activist and scientist Pierre Malychef

Graduate student Jessika Khazrik is the first recipient of the Ada Lovelace Grant, a new grant at MIT that encourages and...

Humanities
IAP 2017: Music, arts & crafts

IAP 2017: Music, arts & crafts

Explore our workshop offerings

Explore artists’ books or learn a new craft. “The Codex and Its Variations”: Artists’ Books @ MIT Wed, Jan 25, 1-2pm, 14N-112...

Art & architecture & planning

Mozart rolls the dice

Solving a conservation puzzle

Recently the Wunsch Conservation Lab staff received this puzzle: a game of musical chance by W.A. Mozart in which new compositions...

Preservation & conservation

Engineering librarians convene and celebrate

Serving the needs of engineers in a digital age

Much of the world knows the strength of the MIT Libraries engineering resources, but did you know the librarians who work...

Archives & MIT history