Ann Wolpert, director of libraries, has died at 70
October 2, 2013Served MIT for 17 years; was leading light on role of the research library in the digital age.
Access to library materials from Borrow Direct universities expands
August 1, 2013With the addition of the University of Chicago, the MIT community will have access to more than 50 million volumes from nine university libraries
MIT's Academic Media Production Services joins the Office of Digital Learning
June 24, 2013Brings video expertise and infrastructure to ODL.
Micah Altman wins Pizzigati Prize
April 18, 2013MIT Libraries’ research director recognized for his work with DistrictBuilder software
MIT Libraries’ research contributes to award-winning redistricting software, DistrictBuilder
November 5, 2012Web-based resource gives citizens the opportunity to participate in the redistricting process.
The worldwide impact of open access to MIT faculty research
October 22, 2012
Jay K. Lucker, former director of the MIT Libraries, dies at 82
September 5, 2012Longtime library director remembered as a mentor and consultant.
Barker Library's reading room temporarily closed in August
August 8, 2012Renovations will create a 24-hour study space under the Dome
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.