Program on Information Science, MIT Libraries
MIT Libraries operated the Program on Information Science from 2012 - 2018 when it was superseded by the Center for Research on Equitable and Open Scholarship (CREOS). Dr. Micah Altman, the Director for the Program on Information Science, led exploration, research, and study of Information Science in the library space. The program grew to encompass a range of topics including big data, election redistricting, data privacy, information management to the use of VR & AR in library spaces, rapid fabrication/3D printing, and collections accessibility.
Improving Digital Experience Through Modeling the Human Experience The Resurgence of Virtual (and Augmented and Mixed) Reality (Taylor & Francis, 2018-08)This chapter is designed generally to introduce information professionals and researchers to the topic of VR, to characterize its potential to enhance human experiences, and to identify the concepts that are critical to ...
Curation as “Interoperability With the Future”: Preserving Scholarly Research Software in Academic Libraries (Wiley, 2019-05)This article considers the problem of preserving research software within the wider realm of digital curation, academic research libraries, and the scholarly record. We conducted a pilot study to understand the ecosystem ...