The MIT Press and UC Berkeley launch Rapid Reviews: COVID-19

The new open access, rapid-review overlay journal aims to combat misinformation in Covid-19 research.

MIT Press • mit
June 29, 2020 ~5 min

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The elephant in the server room

Catherine D’Ignazio’s new book, “Data Feminism,” examines problems of bias and power that beset modern information.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
March 9, 2020 ~7 min

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The MIT Press releases a comprehensive report on open-source publishing software

Report catalogs, analyzes available open-source publishing software; warns open publishing must grapple with siloed development and community-owned ecosystems.

Jessica Pellien | MIT Press • mit
Aug. 8, 2019 ~4 min

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MIT to conduct an environmental scan of open source publishing | MIT News

Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will enable a landscape analysis and code audit of all known open source authoring and publishing platforms.

MIT Press • mit
June 22, 2018 ~2 min

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Metropolitan Storage Warehouse is potential new location for School of Architecture and Planning | MIT News

Historic building would create “design hub” for MIT, with benefits for surrounding community.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
June 14, 2018 ~8 min

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Making landmark texts in architecture and urban studies accessible to the world | MIT News

National Endowment for the Humanties-Mellon Foundation Open Book Program grant will support the digitization and open accessibility of key MIT Press titles.

MIT Press • mit
April 27, 2018 ~4 min

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MIT Libraries host Grand Challenges Summit | MIT News

Experts in information science and scholarly communication convene at MIT to set research agenda.

Brigham Fay | MIT Libraries • mit
March 30, 2018 ~4 min

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“Art teaches us how to disrupt” | MIT News

Why MIT’s Gediminas Urbonas helped produce a new book about art and public space.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News • mit
Oct. 5, 2017 ~6 min

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David Gordon Wilson's lifelong love of the bicycle | MIT News

MIT emeritus professor, designer, and inventor, is set to release the fourth edition of his popular book, "Bicycling Science," known as the "bike bible."

Mary Beth O'Leary | Department of Mechanical Engineering • mit
July 25, 2017 ~5 min

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MIT convenes ad hoc task force on open access to Institute’s research | MIT News

Group will explore opportunities to disseminate MIT knowledge as widely as possible.

MIT Libraries • mit
July 7, 2017 ~3 min

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