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Spotlight: MIT and RSC Sign First North American “Read and Publish” Agreement

The MIT Libraries and the Royal Society of Chemistry have signed a groundbreaking license agreement that incorporates elements of a traditional subscription purchase and open access to scholarly articles. The experimental two-year agreement is seen as an important step on the path toward making more research freely and openly available to the world. More information on how it works for authors.

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Open access policies at MIT

MIT faculty passed an open access policy in 2009; as of April 2017, all MIT authors can opt in to open access via a license. Learn more about how to make papers openly available, get download statistics on your papers, or waive the policies.

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Research funder requirements

Learn about major US research funder open access requirements for publications and data.

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Copyright & publishing

Information on copyright law and how to use content from others’ work in your own publications + publishing support at MIT.

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About us

Meet the Scholarly Communications & Collections Strategy staff.