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Spotlight: Open access task force releases draft recommendations

The Ad Hoc Task Force on Open Access to MIT’s Research has released a set of draft recommendations that aim to support and increase the open sharing of MIT publications, data, software, and educational materials. They are available for public comment until April 17. There will be a community forum on the recommendations on April 10, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in Room 56-114.

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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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Meet the Scholarly Communications & Collections Strategy staff.