MIT open access policy
In March 2009, MIT faculty passed one of the country’s first open access policies. See below for information on how to deposit a paper under the policy, get download statistics on your papers, or opt out of the policy.
- Deposit a paper
Submit the final manuscript of scholarly articles to the Open Access Articles collection of DSpace.
- Get download statistics
Department, Lab, Center, and individual statistics on paper downloads from the OA collection in DSpace.
- Opt out of MIT’s OA policy
Automated form to waive the MIT Faculty Open Access Policy. Email email@example.com for more information.
- Reader comments on OA articles
This beta site shows what readers around the globe are saying about MIT’s OA policy.
- Amend a publishing agreement
Addenda that incorporate MIT’s OA policy or federal public access policies into an author agreement.
- FAQ on MIT’s OA policy
- Publisher responses to MIT’s OA policy
List of publishers whose responses to the MIT OA policy have been confirmed by the MIT Libraries.
- MIT OA policy
Text of the 2009 Faculty Open Access Policy, as well as definitions of terms that appear in the policy.
- OA policies at other universities
List of North American institutions with open access policies.
- Open access FAQ