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 | Aug. 8, 2019 | mit
~4 mins   

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

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 | March 18, 2019 | mit
~3 mins   

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

Institute Archives spotlights pioneering women at MIT | MIT News

Initiative is building collections highlighting the contributions of female faculty.

Brigham Fay | MIT Libraries | July 6, 2018
~2 mins |

Tags:  libraries  women-in-stem  faculty  history-of-mit  history  women  biology  brain-and-cognitive-sciences  physics  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  school-of-science  school-of-engineering  sloan-school-of-management  aeronautical-and-astronautical-engineering  diversity-and-inclusion

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 | May 22, 2018
~11 mins |

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

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 | April 30, 2018
~11 mins |

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

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 | March 30, 2018
~4 mins |

Tags:  libraries  special-events-and-guest-speakers  media-lab  mit-press  diversity-and-inclusion  school-of-architecture-and-planning

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 | March 8, 2018
~7 mins |

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

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 | Feb. 23, 2018
~13 mins |

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

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 | Feb. 22, 2018
~6 mins |

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

MIT class reveals, explores Institute’s connections to slavery | MIT News

Findings show founder William Barton Rogers possessed enslaved persons before coming to MIT; research, community dialogue to ensue.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office | Feb. 12, 2018
~11 mins |

Tags:  shass  classes-and-programs  history  community  students  faculty  staff  president-l-rafael-reif  administration  diversity-and-inclusion  history-of-mit  libraries  slavery

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