The MIT Press and UC Berkeley launch Rapid Reviews: COVID-19 journal (EurekAlert)

EurekAlert: The MIT Press and UC Berkeley launch Rapid Reviews: COVID-19 journal. “The MIT Press announced today the launch of Rapid Reviews: COVID-19 (RR:C19), an open access, rapid-review overlay journal that will accelerate peer review of COVID-19-related research and deliver real-time, verified scientific information that policymakers and health leaders can use.”

MIT News: MIT Press and Harvard Data Science Initiative launch the Harvard Data Science Review

MIT News: MIT Press and Harvard Data Science Initiative launch the Harvard Data Science Review. “The MIT Press and the Harvard Data Science Initiative (HDSI) have announced the launch of the Harvard Data Science Review (HDSR). The open-access journal, published by MIT Press and hosted online via the multimedia platform PubPub, an initiative of the MIT Knowledge Futures group, will feature leading global thinkers in the burgeoning field of data science, making research, educational resources, and commentary accessible to academics, professionals, and the interested public. “

designMENA: Digital archive of MIT Press’ landmark architecture books will be available free online

designMENA: Digital archive of MIT Press’ landmark architecture books will be available free online. “The MIT Press, in collaboration with the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, has announced that it will digitise some of the most important out-of-print architecture and urban studies books published by the former, and make them freely accessible online for discovery and research. A $157,000 grant by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will help MIT Press, arguably the most influential architecture and urban research publishers, digitise an archive of image-rich and intellectually sought-after architecture and urban studies titles, which will come new forewords, specially commissioned for the collection. Upon the completion of this initiative, MIT Press aims to make available freely a minimum of 25 titles on several platforms, including its own ebook service.”

MIT Press Classics Available Soon at Archive.org

Yow! From the Internet Archive: MIT Press Classics Available Soon at Archive.org. “For more than eighty years, MIT Press has been publishing acclaimed titles in science, technology, art and architecture. Now, thanks to a new partnership between the Internet Archive and MIT Press, readers will be able to borrow these classics online for the first time. With generous support from Arcadia, this partnership represents an important advance in providing free, long-term public access to knowledge.”