Director of Libraries

Room 14S-216

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307


The Director of Libraries is responsible for the MIT Libraries and MIT Press. The MIT Libraries advance the Institute's programs of research and study by providing a host of services, and access to more than five million items in print and digital formats. The library system includes five locations on campus: Barker Library, Dewey Library, Hayden Library, Lewis Music Library, and Rotch Library, as well as the Institute Archives and Special Collections, containing MIT’s founding documents, Institute records, and the papers of noted faculty.

The MIT Press publishes about 200 new books and more than 40 journals each year in fields related to or reliant upon science and technology. The Press is widely recognized for its innovative graphic design and electronic publishing initiatives.

The Director's Institute responsibilities include membership on Academic Council.