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Theses and article publication: New web page explains publisher policies

“The MIT Libraries Office of Scholarly Publishing & Licensing is offering a new web page that summarizes key publisher policies regarding article publication and theses. The policies described cover two different scenarios: graduate students’ rights to reuse their previously published articles in their theses; and the acceptance of a submitted article when the content first appeared in a graduate student author’s previously released thesis.”

via MIT Libraries News

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MIT Libraries joins Ivy League partnership for access to over 50 million volumes

The Tech – “MIT Libraries recently became the newest member of the Borrow Direct program, a partnership between MIT and the Ivy League, which allows for MIT students, staff, and faculty to access over 50 million volumes available in libraries at Yale, Brown, Penn, Princeton, Dartmouth, Cornell, Columbia, and Harvard (which joined shortly before MIT, in January). The service expands library access from the five million volumes currently available in MIT libraries.”

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M.I.T. Expands Its Free Online Courses

NYT – “While students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology pay thousands of dollars for courses, the university will announce a new program on Monday allowing anyone anywhere to take M.I.T. courses online free of charge — and for the first time earn official certificates for demonstrating mastery of the subjects taught. “There are many people who would love to augment their education by having access to M.I.T. content, people who are very capable to earn a certificate from M.I.T.,” said L. Rafael Reif, the provost, in a conference call with reporters Friday.”

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Democratizing Education: MIT’s Open Course Revolution Turns 10

GOOD – “Ten years ago this month the Massachusetts Institute of Technology made the radical decision to post almost all the educational materials used in its classes on the web, and they made them free to anyone with an internet connection. Since then, MIT OpenCourseWare has shared more than 2,000 courses with an estimated 100 million people around the globe. More importantly, they’ve made a profound impact on the democratization of education.”

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Go mobile with the MIT Libraries

MIT Libraries – “Many of the services featured on the MIT Libraries’ web site are available from a mobile phone on the MIT Mobile Web.”

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New MIT Videos

Darcy Duke – “The MIT Libraries have just launched a series of new online videos that can help you learn how to use the tools and resources of the libraries. Learn how to:”

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MIT is Del.icio.us

The MIT libraries is using del.icio.us to update their virtual reference page. Easy cheesy. (via)

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