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Back up your data!

Back up your data!

A little planning in the beginning can save your data in the end

Don’t be a research horror story! Make sure your data is properly backed up so you don’t lose it. A general best practice is...

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LayerCake now with IIIF compatibility

LayerCake now with IIIF compatibility

Important step in ensuring tool's usability

The LayerCake development team at AKDC@MIT (James Yamada, designer/developer, and Sharon C. Smith, PI) is delighted to announce that our soon-to-be-released open access version...

Humanities
The Kamil and Rifat Chadirji Photographic Archive comes to the Aga Khan Documentation Center

The Kamil and Rifat Chadirji Photographic Archive comes to the Aga Khan Documentation Center

Vast collection documents life in the Middle East from the 1920s to the 1970s

The Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT (AKDC@MIT) is pleased to announce that it is now the home of the Kamil and Rifat Chadirji...

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Open access downloads: November 2017

Open access downloads: November 2017

Statistics from the OA collection of DSpace@MIT

The Open Access Collection of DSpace@MIT includes scholarly articles by MIT-affiliated authors made available through open access policies at MIT or publisher agreements. Each month we highlight the...

Scholarly communication
Om Under the Dome

Om Under the Dome

Take a few minutes to take care of yourself during finals

Stressed?  Crazed?  Slow down for a few minutes — you’ll be amazed how much better you feel. Our weekly 30-minute silent mindfulness sessions will...

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Remote sensing brought near

Remote sensing brought near

Remote sensing continues to yield important data about our planet, especially relevant given present environmental concerns. The MIT Libraries are pleased to announce, thanks...

Science
Finals week study breaks, December 14-20

Finals week study breaks, December 14-20

Take a breather...and have a cookie

Seasonal stress got you down? Take a break at your favorite MIT Libraries locations. We’ll be there with a word of encouragement, some tasty...

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Announcing the Lewis Music Library Audio Lab

Announcing the Lewis Music Library Audio Lab

Available to MIT students, faculty, and staff

Announcing the Audio Lab located in the Lewis Music Library! The room has two editing stations with MIDI keyboards, audio software, and X32 digital...

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Pilot project: Using drones in Svalbard and Death Valley

Pilot project: Using drones in Svalbard and Death Valley

New video features experimental project with EAPS to collect data on rock formations

  With support from the Experimental Collections Fund, Libraries Senior GIS Specialist Daniel Sheehan was trained and certified to safely fly small unmanned aerial...

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