Diverse Voices recipients for 2024
From a scholarly monograph on Haitian language to a feminist history of social media photography, grant recipients bring new perspectives to the world through the MIT Press. Grants can support a variety of needs, including research travel, copyright permission fees, parental/family care, developmental editing, and other costs associated with the research and writing process.
Apply for shift+OPEN
The shift+OPEN program from the MIT Press provides funding and support to flip an existing subscription-based journal to diamond open access. The application is now open for English-language journals in any field and from any part of the world. Selected journals will receive funding to cover the expenses of transitioning a journal to open access model for a three-year term, access to the Press’s full suite of professional publishing services, and support to develop a sustainable funding model for the future. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2024.
Call for papers: Imaging Neuroscience
Imaging Neuroscience is an open access non-profit journal. The scope of the journal includes research that significantly contributes to the understanding of brain function, structure, and behavior through the application of neuroimaging, as well as major advances in brain imaging methods. The journal’s full submission platform is now ready for submission of new papers for Volume 1.
New releases for February
A primer on how business leaders can move their DEI efforts from intention to impact, an examination of the unsettling history of photography and its relationship to global antiblackness, a field guide to the patient-led revolution for better health care, and more
Will AI render programming obsolete?
It’s exhilarating to think that, with the help of generative AI, anyone who can write can also write programs. It’s not so simple. Read an excerpt from Michael Littman’s Code to Joy: Why Everyone Should Learn a Little Programming on the MIT Press Reader..
Open Access ebooks from MIT Press Direct
The MIT Press has been an open access leader for nearly three decades, working with authors, editors, scholars, societies, and research institutions to disseminate scholarly work as broadly as possible. When you want to learn something new, starting with OA scholarship from the MIT Press is a great way to engage with accessible, peer-reviewed research and add momentum to the open access movement in scholarly publishing.
Now available as an OA ebook, Beyond the Creative Species by Oliver Bown is a multidisciplinary introduction to the field of computational creativity, analyzing the impact of advanced generative technologies on art and music. Bown argues that to understand computational creativity, we must not only consider what computationally creative algorithms actually do, but also examine creative artistic activity itself.