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Deposits to DSpace at MIT

Works that contribute to the library research literature are welcome in DSpace at MIT. MIT Libraries staff are invited to deposit from their own work:

  • articles published in scholarly newsletters or journals
  • fully developed conference papers (not Power Point slides)
  • technical reports, working papers, and other unpublished gray literature of a scholarly nature
  • supplementary material cited in or linked to published articles or papers and deposited with the article or paper

To make your first submission:

  1. check that your submission meets the Content Guidelines for DSpace at MIT
    • Rebecca Bisbee (, in consultation with the respective Associate Directors, will ensure that all submissions meet these guidelines.
  2. contact Sean Thomas ( to request authorization.
  3. After you are authorized, go to DSpace@MIT to begin the submission process at any time 
  4. After logging in, click ‘Submissions’ and select ‘MIT Libraries Research Collection’ to begin.

Subsequent submissions:

  1. After your first authorization you will be pre-authorized for any subsequent submissions. (Please check the guidelines!)

DSpace is an appropriate home for these works, assuring their persistence over time and broad access by the scholarly community.