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MARCH 2019

Open access task force releases draft recommendations
MIT News
The MIT community is invited to comment on ways to increase sharing of research, data, software, and more.

 

 

One.MIT Creates a Monument—at the Smallest Scale
Slice of MIT
“One.MIT,” a display in the new MIT.nano building featuring 270,000 names of people associated with MIT, was created with the help of MIT Libraries staff.

 

Exploring AI
American Libraries
ALA President Loida Garcia-Febo writes about how libraries are starting to apply artificial intelligence in their work

 

 

FEBRUARY 2019

Ocasio-Cortez is right, algorithms are biased — but we can make them fairer
The Hill
An op-ed from MIT Libraries Director of Research Micah Altman and Alexandra Wood, fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University

 

JANUARY 2019

Hayden Library to undergo renovations in 2020
The Tech
Renovations to include a café and greater variety of study spaces

 

 

 

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Hayden Library to undergo renovation in 2020
MIT News
Redesigned spaces will focus on fostering community and accommodating diverse study, learning, and research styles.

 

 

MIT’s Grand Challenges Issues Final Report
Library Journal
LJ takes a close look at the process of drafting, sharing, and refining the Grand Challenges Summit white paper, intended to identify a research agenda for libraries and archives going forward.

 

Editorial Mutiny at Elsevier Journal
Inside Higher Ed
Following in the footsteps of linguistics journal Lingua, the editorial board of the Elsevier-owned Journal of Informetrics has resigned and launched a rival journal that will be free for all to read.