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MIT Releases Report on 'Future of Libraries'

October 25, 2016
 
 

The MIT libraries should focus on its four "pillars" -- community and relationships, discovery and use, stewardship and sustainability, and research and development -- to reimagine itself as an "open global platform," according to a preliminary report published Monday. The report is the culmination of a yearlong initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to determine "how the MIT libraries ought to evolve to best advance the creation, dissemination and preservation of knowledge; and to serve as a leader in the reinvention of research libraries," according to an announcement last October. The report, which contains the task force's recommendations, is available here.

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