October 28, 2014—Pedestrians outside Lamont Library were appalled earlier this month to see books and papers sodden on their shelves, once-orderly stacks unfurling into a warped disaster zone. But a cheerful sign relieved tension and judgment—it... Read more
September 8, 2014—BorrowDirect recently announced the addition of Johns Hopkins University to the program, in which ten partner library systems including the Harvard Library, engage in resource sharing and... Read more
September 9, 2014—Over 200 incoming College students came to the annual Lamont & Beyond library open house event to learn about library collections, spaces and services. Dozens of library staff members from across 25 libraries welcomed the... Read more
August 26, 2014—Old habits may die hard, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. David Gordon Lyon, founder of Harvard’s Semitic Museum, Hollis Professor of Divinity and Hancock Professor of Hebrew and other Oriental Languages began keeping a... Read more
July 15, 2014—A single photograph may capture a moment; a collection can provide a window to the past.
Earlier this year, photograph conservators from the State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia visited Harvard and shared some... Read more
Beginning in July, Harvard Library will upload onto its digital storage system 10 million pages of Tibetan literature that survived China’s convulsive Cultural Revolution, the movement between 1966 and 1976 that led to the destruction of... Read more