2020: In the media
MIT Libraries staff honored with 2020 Infinite Mile Awards
Sixteen staff members recognized for creating community, upholding values, and responding heroically to the Covid-19 pandemic.
What was it like to live through the pandemic, grandpa? University archives seek items that capture COVID-19 history
The Boston Globe
University archives around Boston are trying to document the pandemic through the eyes of their campus communities.
Universities Step Up the Fight for Open-Access Research
Recent announcements from MIT and the University of California represent milestones on the path to dismantling paywalls around academic journals.
MIT, guided by open access principles, ends Elsevier negotiations
Institute ends negotiations for a new journals contract in the absence of a proposal aligning with the MIT Framework for Publisher Contracts.
In a suddenly remote spring, library support services carry on
Despite closing campus locations, the MIT Libraries continue to provide vital support for teaching, learning, and research.
3 Questions: How MIT experienced the 1918-19 flu pandemic
MIT Libraries archivist Nora Murphy shares historic materials related to the 1918-19 influenza pandemic, and suggests ways to document the Covid-19 crisis.
MIT Framework for Publisher Contracts yields new open-access model
The MIT Libraries and three universities negotiate innovative agreement with the Association for Computing Machinery.
Bringing artificial intelligence into the classroom, research lab, and beyond
Through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program, students work to build AI tools with impact.
Kennedy & Violich Architecture are redeveloping the interior of MIT’s Hayden Library
The Architect’s Newspaper
KVA’s renovation of Hayden Library will make the space significantly more flexible, transparent, and ADA compliant than it has been in its 69-year history.