Category: Scholarly communication

Happy International Fair Use Week!

Happy International Fair Use Week!

Come to Libraries' events on innovation and copyright and fan fiction and fair use

For students, faculty, and researchers, Fair Use Week (February 20-24) is reason to celebrate: fair use provides an essential safety valve that allows...

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Fan fiction and fair use

Fan fiction and fair use

February 22, 2017 12 - 1pm

Hear about recent fanfic court cases from a Harvard copyright expert

There are millions of fan fiction works both online and off. Though many content creators support or even encourage fan-made books, comics, plays, or...

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Innovation, creation, and copyright law: A conversation about legal services for MIT students

Innovation, creation, and copyright law: A conversation about legal services for MIT students

February 21, 2017 12 - 1pm

Celebrate Fair Use Week by joining a discussion on legally building on others' work

Do you have an awesome idea that builds on someone else’s work, but you’re unsure about what’s legal and what isn’t?...

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Springer Nature announces new data sharing policies

Springer Nature announces new data sharing policies

The Libraries can help you meet new publisher mandates

Did you know that, in addition to funder mandates and institutional requirements to share your data, many journals now require that...

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Open access downloads: January 2017

Open access downloads: January 2017

Statistics from the OA collection of DSpace@MIT

The Open Access Collection of DSpace@MIT houses scholarly articles by MIT-affiliated authors made available through the MIT Faculty Open Access Policy or publisher agreements. Each...

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Open access downloads: December 2016

Open access downloads: December 2016

Statistics from the OA collection of DSpace@MIT

The Open Access Collection of DSpace@MIT houses scholarly articles by MIT-affiliated authors made available through the MIT Faculty Open Access Policy or publisher agreements. Each...

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IAP 2017: Intellectual property — Patents and copyright

IAP 2017: Intellectual property — Patents and copyright

Explore our workshop offerings

Patent Searching Fundamentals Wed, Jan 18, 1-2pm, 14N-132 Register Contact: Anne Graham Basics of Obtaining a Patent Mon, Jan 23, 10:30am-12pm,...

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IAP 2017: Open and collaborative publishing

IAP 2017: Open and collaborative publishing

Explore our workshop offerings

Wikipedia 101: How to be a media literate citizen Tue, Jan 17, 10am-12pm, 4-251 Wed, Jan 18, 10am-12pm, 4-251 Contact to...

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Open access downloads: November 2016

Open access downloads: November 2016

Statistics from the OA collection of DSpace@MIT

The Open Access Collection of DSpace@MIT houses scholarly articles by MIT-affiliated authors made available through the MIT Faculty Open Access Policy or publisher agreements. Each...

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