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MIT’s WorldCat interface changing July 9

MIT’s WorldCat interface changing July 9

The interface for MIT’s WorldCat will be changing on July 9. WorldCat provides access to materials from libraries around the world — if MIT...

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Learn with the Libraries: Summer 2019

Learn with the Libraries: Summer 2019

New opportunities to build your skills

Learn tips that will help you with all stages of your research. Click on a workshop to learn more and register. July 9: Writing...

Science
Students create archival history of computing at MIT

Students create archival history of computing at MIT

Undergraduates work with Digital Humanities at MIT and MIT Libraries' Distinctive Collections to digitize and contextualize archives

With the announcement of the Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing in fall 2018, MIT began reshaping itself to address the opportunities and challenges presented by...

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Celebrate Pride

Celebrate Pride

It's Pride Month! Browse the MIT Libraries' LGBTQIA+ selections

Boston’s own celebration of pride is this weekend! While you’re waiting for the parade to start, why not check out some hot-off-the-press LGBTQIA+ books?...

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Spy mistress and scientist

Spy mistress and scientist

Laura Bergemann '19 hones conservation skills in the Wunsch Lab

Ever since she heard about the painstaking, 21-year effort to conserve Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper when she was in the eighth grade,...

Preservation & conservation
Hayden Library print collections: The renovation and beyond

Hayden Library print collections: The renovation and beyond

The MIT Libraries are committed to supporting the research and learning needs of the Institute community, and one important way we meet these needs...

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Distinctive Collections opens web archives to the public

Distinctive Collections opens web archives to the public

Archived MIT-produced and affiliated webpages ensure valuable information about the Institute remains accessible

The Department of Distinctive Collections is pleased to announce that our web archives collections are now open to the public. These web archives consist...

Archives & MIT history

A letter from Chris Bourg about the Hayden renovation

The following letter was sent to all MIT faculty on May 28, 2019. Dear colleagues, I write today to share some important information about...

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Introducing “Distinctive Collections”

Introducing “Distinctive Collections”

New name for Institute Archives and Special Collections reflects the breadth and ambitions of the department

The Institute Archives and Special Collections has been renamed Distinctive Collections, the MIT Libraries announced today. This new name better captures the breadth of...

Archives & MIT history