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Welcome to Renee Walsh

June 21, 2016

Welcome to Renee Walsh, who joins us as a Graduate Research Intern for the summer. Her research at MIT is focusing on how VR can improve access to and the exploration of library materials. To learn more about Renee, see her biography

 

ARL SPEC Survey Published

September 16, 2015

ARL has released the our Rapid Fabrication/Makerspace Services survey (SPEC Kit 348), which explores ARL libraries' engagement with 3-D printing, rapid fabrication and digitization technologies, and makerspaces, as well as the types of service offerings libraries can provide, level of service, level of resource commitment, potential clientele needs, and evaluation of the service.

Big Data workshops come to MIT - MIT Libraries & U.S. Census Bureau collaborate

Big Data workshops come to MIT - MIT Libraries & U.S. Census Bureau collaborate

July 23, 2015

The United States Census Bureau, in collaboration with the MIT Libraries Program on Information Science, is convening a series of workshops to examine the challenges and prospects of integrating Big Data into statistical agencies. These workshops, which are funded by the Census Bureau and hosted at MIT, will bring together select experts in universities, industry, and the U.S. government to apply diverse approaches to big data to use cases regularly encountered by statistical agencies.