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February 10, 2014—An unpublished Yiddish translation at Harvard of Nikolai Gogol’s Revizor (The Inspector General) serves as the script for the current production of Revizor by Tel Aviv’s YidiShpil Theater, the Yiddish theater of Israel. The... Read more

January 27, 2015—Michael Hart may not be a household name, but in 1971, he made history when he hand-keyed the text of the Declaration of Independence into a computer mainframe and made it available for public download. The act was arguably the... Read more

January 20, 2015—Houghton Library has seen a 200% rise in demand for object-based teaching with its special collections since 2000, a trend that is mirrored to some degree across the University and educational institutions around the country.... Read more

January 6, 2015—The first half of the fiscal year brought intense focus on and completion of the Library-wide goal of enabling more effective access to knowledge and data through intuitive discovery via two projects: HOLLIS+ implementation and... Read more

December 16, 2014—Following a successful program launch this year, the Harvard Library will welcome its second cohort of Pforzheimer Fellows in the summer of 2015.

The program, which seeks to foster intellectual and professional... Read more

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has awarded the Center for the History of Medicine at Countway Library a grant of over $365,000. The grant will enable the Center and collaborators at the University of Alberta Libraries to... Read more

November 25, 2014—The thrill of an unearthing a long-forgotten treasure in the stacks is a private joy for most, but library staff get the added thrill of bringing the materials to a wider audience through digitization, as Slavic librarian Anna... Read more

November 18, 2014—The Harvard Library convened scholars and experts for a series of discussions, films and panels inspired by the Blavatnik Archive exhibit “Lives of the Great Patriotic War... Read more

November 18, 2014—In honor of the centennial anniversary of Paine Hall, the Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library centered its latest exhibition around the life and times of the man behind the building’s name, Harvard University’s first professor of music... Read more

October 28, 2014—Visitors to Lamont and Cabot, two of Harvard’s busiest libraries, now have the option to use new self-checkout machines to borrow library materials. The self-serve option is designed to ease wait times for patrons, as well as to... Read more

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