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Retaining rights & increasing the impact of research

Scholarly Communications - MIT Libraries


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.



Information on copyright law and how to use content from others’ work in your own.

Publishing & research

Open access publishing support for authors; MIT & Elsevier; text and data mining; APIs; and more.


About us

Meet the Scholarly Communications & Collections Strategy staff.