Open Access Task Force Forums

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 10:30am to 12:00pm

Building 37, 37-212
70 VASSAR ST, Cambridge, MA 02139

Come share your perspectives with the MIT Ad Hoc Task Force on Open Access to MIT’s Research.

The task force is leading an Institute-wide discussion of ways in which current MIT open access policies and practices might be updated or revised to further the Institute’s mission of disseminating the fruits of its research and scholarship as widely as possible.

The task force will solicit input from MIT community members as it develops a set recommendations. Two open forums will be held on the following topics:

Open Access to Publications
April 5
Led by Professor Deborah Fitzgerald, Leverett Howell and William King Cutten Professor of the History of Technology

Open Access to Data
April 10
Led by Eric von Hippel, T Wilson (1953) Professor in Management

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Catherine Myers

Catherine Myers Monday, August 20, 2018

Open tasks force allows for transparency. good step! to all people this is great and would urge low earning nations to adopt this and companies. Companies like [] are already ripping the benefits.


rony Tuesday, August 07, 2018

The task force needs to be one which will allow for growth in the society as well as sustainable to the society.

Suzanne Wallen

Suzanne Wallen left a positive review Thursday, April 05, 2018

The facilitator Dr. Fitzgerald was terrific--very clear and organized in her review of the report and recommendations. The audience asked good questions.