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About DSpace@MIT

DSpace@MIT is a service of the MIT Libraries to provide MIT faculty, researchers and their supporting communities stable, long-term storage for their digital research and teaching output and to maximize exposure of their content to a world audience. 

DSpace@MIT content includes conference papers, images, peer-reviewed scholarly articles, preprints, technical reports, theses, working papers, research datasets and more.  This collection of more than 90,000 high-quality works is recognized as among the world's premier scholarly repositories and receives, on average, more than 1 million downloads per month.

Benefits for MIT Faculty and Researchers

The MIT Libraries maintain your work in DSpace@MIT, so you can

  • Avoid broken links in citing your research with persistent URLs
  • Share your data
  • Get top search results in Google
  • Enjoy worldwide visibility
  • Quickly distribute your research

Benefits for MIT Communities

  • Open access to department or center's research
  • See your research cited more frequently
  • Reduce website maintenance
  • Easy to set up and maintain — no more broken links
  • Research materials professionally managed for you by the MIT Libraries
  • Export data and links to keep researcher profiles up to date

To inquire about establishing a new community or collection, or to become a contributor to an existing collection, please contact us through the Ask Us form.

For research materials in print form, please Search Our Collections.