MIT OpenCourseWare selected as one of best free reference websites for 2012
July 23, 2012American Library Association honors OCW alongside other rich online reference resources, including Google Art Project and World Databank.
Byki Online builds proficiency in 70 languages
March 7, 2012This resource for the MIT community features instruction in 70 languages, from Afrikaans to Zulu.
MIT Libraries receive papers of distinguished linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky
February 9, 2012Significant collection spans a long and distinguished career dating to 1955.
MIT iPhone and Android apps provide access to many Libraries' services
January 19, 2012Download the free MIT Mobile Android or Mobile iPhone app and gain access to many MIT services, including several offered by the Libraries.
Institute Archives closed to research use Aug. 22 through Sept.9
August 12, 2011Assistance will still be available online and by phone
Digital library partnership gives MIT access to additional online resources
April 20, 2011Search the full-text of 8.4 million digitized volumes, and get full online access to 2.2 million volumes in the public domain, through the HathiTrust Digital Library.
The Archivist of the United States to speak at Convocation
April 8, 2011David Ferriero, event’s keynote speaker, discusses shelf serendipity, archiving in the digital age and MIT’s historic connections.
Data visualization tool developed at MIT gets Library of Congress support
February 9, 2011MIT Libraries receives grant for work on 'Exhibit 3.0' software
Harvard and MIT libraries explore far-reaching alliance
February 4, 2011New agreement reflects physical proximity, cross-registration, joint programs and research affinities.
MIT libraries joins Borrow Direct Library Partnership
January 24, 2011New agreement will give the MIT community access to nearly 50 million items from participating Ivy League libraries.
Omar Khalidi, longtime MIT research librarian, dies at age 57
November 30, 2010He worked at the MIT Libraries from 1983 until recently.
Moving ahead with Athena Working Group recommendations on student printing
October 13, 2010Will implement some recommendations over the fall term, IAP
Library locations to be closed over the July 4 holiday and remaining week
June 18, 2010
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MIT Libraries offer aid to MIT authors publishing in open-access journals
June 11, 2010Fund created in support of the Compact for Open-Access Publishing Equity, a commitment with other top research institutions
Harvard borrowing privileges for MIT undergraduates
April 5, 2010Reciprocal borrowing program with Harvard College Library begins April 5
Also labeled: Students
Paul Samuelson and Economics: Evolution of a Classic
April 1, 2010New memorial exhibit opens in Dewey Library
Technology and Enlightenment in the Maihaugen Gallery
February 2, 2010Exhibit focuses on controversial publication of the 18th century, Diderot’s "Encyclopédie"