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

Tags: public-health artificial-intelligence covid-19 pandemic research technology-and-society mit-press digital-humanities science-communications open-access

MIT, guided by open access principles, ends Elsevier negotiations

Institute ends negotiations for a new journals contract in the absence of a proposal aligning with the MIT Framework for Publisher Contracts.

MIT Libraries • mit
June 11, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: research school-of-science brain-and-cognitive-sciences open-access libraries

In a suddenly remote spring, library support services carry on

Despite closing campus locations, the MIT Libraries continue to provide vital support for teaching, learning, and research.

Brigham Fay | MIT Libraries • mit
May 7, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: covid-19 pandemic learning online-learning research history-of-mit open-access libraries campus-services

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

MIT announces framework to guide negotiations with publishers

Principle-based framework aims to support the needs of scholars, reflect MIT principles, and advance science.

Brigham Fay | MIT Libraries • mit
Oct. 23, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: research school-of-science brain-and-cognitive-sciences open-access libraries


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

Tags: statistics data research media-lab school-of-architecture-and-planning mit-press grants digital-humanities analytics open-access libraries open-source

Open access task force releases draft recommendations

The MIT community is invited to comment on ways to increase sharing of research, data, software, and more.

MIT Libraries • mit
March 18, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: research school-of-engineering computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail open-access electrical-engineering-and-computer-science-eecs libraries

First open-access data from large collider confirm subatomic particle patterns | MIT News

CERN Open Data Portal results reveal predictable patterns from colliding high-energy protons.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 29, 2017 ~8 min

Tags:  physics  data  research  school-of-science  national-science-foundation-nsf  laboratory-for-nuclear-science  department-of-energy-doe  open-access  particles

Microfluidics for the masses | MIT News

New open-source website features blueprints for lab-on-a-chip devices.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
June 13, 2017 ~7 min

Tags:  dna  synthetic-biology  3-d-printing  research  media-lab  school-of-architecture-and-planning  school-of-engineering  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  national-science-foundation-nsf  national-institutes-of-health-nih  biological-engineering  microfluidics  lincoln-laboratory  open-access

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