Students: Got questions about copyright, data mining, or getting published?

Upcoming IAP sessions cover images and fair use, theses, APIs, and more

Join the MIT Libraries for IAP workshops on issues related to copyright, data mining, and publishing. Enrollment for each workshop is limited; please register via the links below.

  • Unsure about your legal right to post a photo on your blog or to reuse a figure in your thesis? We have two workshops that cover these and other copyright issues:
    • A session on images and fair use will provide suggestions about how to find images already flagged for reuse, and touch upon good practices for citing images.
      Tuesday, January 19, 11 a.m–12 p.m.
      14N-132 DIRC
    • A session on theses will cover the required specifications for submitting your thesis and review some common copyright questions related to theses.
      Wednesday, January 20, 12–1 p.m.
      14N-132 DIRC
  • Interested in using APIs (application programming interface) to mine text or data for a research project? Our session will include an overview of APIs available to the MIT community, and several students and faculty will highlight their MIT projects using APIs.
    Tuesday, January 26, 12–1 p.m.
    14N-132 DIRC
    Email Mark Clemente to reserve a spot.
  • Want help turning your idea into a journal article or book? Our IAP session will feature editors and authors with strategies and advice on how to get published.
    Tuesday, January 26, 3–4 p.m.
    Place TBD