Suzanne Wones has been named director of library digital strategies and innovations at Harvard Library. Wones will begin this position on January 4, 2016.
“Having Suzanne leading us in the formulation of our digital strategy will... Read more
April 21, 2015—BorrowDirect recently announced the addition of Duke University to the program, in which 12 partner library systems, including the Harvard Library, engage in resource-sharing and other collaborative library projects. BorrowDirect... Read more
Monday, November 3, 2014
The Harvard Direct and Borrow Direct services have recently expanded substantially with the addition of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Loeb Design, and Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of... 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
October 7, 2014—Research on the go for Harvard faculty, students and staff just got a little bit easier: they can now check out library resources from 12 partner university libraries while traveling and even bring them home. With the launch of... Read more
Please note that the Harvard Depository will be closing early—at 3:30 pm—on Thursday, July 3, with the facility remaining closed throughout the Fourth of July weekend. A sizable backlog of HD retrieval... Read more
May 2, 2014—Harvard alumni have repeatedly requested that access to the Library’s electronic resources be extended to them after they graduate. Several Harvard schools license subject-based packages for the use of their own alumni population, and... Read more
January 14, 2014— A new procedure, called Secure Exit, will help ease departure lines and improve security at Widener and Lamont libraries.
Secure Exit allows security guards to scan items—instead of manually reviewing them—to ensure that... Read more