MIT Framework for Publisher Contracts yields new open-access model

The MIT Libraries and three universities negotiate innovative agreement with the Association for Computing Machinery.

MIT Libraries • mit
Feb. 24, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: research mit-libraries open-access

The task of history | MIT News

At community dialogue, MIT historians discuss the power of historical knowledge to make a better world.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
May 22, 2018 ~11 min

Tags:  history  latin-america  special-events-and-guest-speakers  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences  faculty  social-justice  humanities  slavery  mit-libraries  haiti

3 Questions: Melissa Nobles and Craig Steven Wilder on the MIT and Legacy of Slavery project | MIT News

MIT Community Dialogue series is underway as multi-year research continues.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
April 30, 2018 ~11 min

Tags:  history  history-of-science  students  diversity-and-inclusion  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences  president-l-rafael-reif  faculty  staff  history-of-mit  3-questions  slavery  mit-libraries  shass

Garden of ideas | MIT News

With a new multimedia website, landscape architecture professor Anne Whiston Spirn makes a secret garden public and explores how ideas create form.

Michael Blanding | School of Architecture and Planning • mit
March 8, 2018 ~7 min

Tags:  architecture  arts  photography  design  school-of-architecture-and-planning  faculty  digital-humanities  mit-libraries  department-of-urban-studies-and-planning

Event explores initial findings from “MIT and Slavery” class | MIT News

Students bring the Institute into national conversation about universities and the institution of slavery in the United States.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
Feb. 23, 2018 ~13 min

Tags:  history  history-of-science  students  diversity-and-inclusion  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences  president-l-rafael-reif  faculty  staff  history-of-mit  slavery  mit-libraries  shass

Digital archive showcases work from the Center for Advanced Visual Studies | MIT News

The collection features groundbreaking projects from pioneers working at the intersection of art, science, and technology.

School of Architecture and Planning • mit
Feb. 22, 2018 ~6 min

Tags:  architecture  arts  research  school-of-architecture-and-planning  technology-and-society  history-of-mit  grants  mit-libraries  arts-technology-and-society  mit-museum

Remembering Christine Moulen, library systems manager at the MIT Libraries | MIT News

Alumna leaves legacy of kindness and passionate dedication to her work and her communities.

MIT Libraries • mit
Nov. 13, 2017 ~3 min

Tags:  school-of-engineering  alumniae  staff  aeronautical-and-astronautical-engineering  mit-libraries  obituaries

Mapathon seeks to direct humanitarian aid for Puerto Rico | MIT News

Boston-area volunteers gather at MIT to help identify post-hurricane conditions in the territory

Department of Urban Studies and Planning • mit
Oct. 16, 2017 ~3 min

Tags:  hurricanes  natural-disasters  school-of-architecture-and-planning  urban-studies-and-planning  special-events-and-guest-speakers  mit-libraries  disaster-response  crowdsourcing

Classroom Earth: Drones over the desert | MIT News

Professor Kristin Bergmann and her class used innovative technology to explore the sedimentary history of the Carrara Formation in California's Death Valley.

Helen Hill | EAPS • mit
May 16, 2017 ~9 min

Tags:  geology  drones  school-of-science  classes-and-programs  education-teaching-academics  stem-education  mit-libraries  eaps

MIT Libraries explore 17th-century postal archive in "Signed, Sealed, and Undelivered" | MIT News

2,600 recently rediscovered early modern letters to be analyzed in groundbreaking international digital humanities project.

Sharon Lacey | MIT Libraries • mit
Nov. 10, 2015 ~7 min

Tags:  conservation  history  arts  research  school-of-engineering  computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail  materials-science-and-engineering  digital-humanities  mit-libraries  shass  fabrication  institute-archives

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