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Did you know there is a library in Philadelphia where patrons can borrow neckties? Or that a number of libraries in the Midwest make fishing rods available for loan? As part of her Library of Things project, Rachel Karasick looked into how... Read more

How can we make Harvard web products accessible to all our users? In 2016, experts from across the University joined together to address this question. “Building a Participant Pool for Internal Accessibility Testing at Harvard” was one of the... Read more

On Tuesday, August 29, Services for Academic Programs (SAP) launched a pilot service point in the front lobby of Widener Library to... Read more

Whether it’s to research an assignment or find a quiet study space, nearly all Harvard students find themselves using at least one of Harvard’s libraries.

To ensure that the Class of 2021 is familiar with these spaces and resources, Harvard... Read more

The Open Greek and Latin Project (OGL) is an international collaboration working to bring free access to all source texts written in Classical Greek or Latin... Read more

An exhibition at Harvard's Peabody Museum also helps celebrate the 150th anniversary of Tozzer Library. Tozzer, the oldest library in the U.S. devoted to collecting ethnology, archaeology and related anthropological fields, was founded in 1866 as... Read more

To celebrate Preservation Week 2017, Harvard Library Preservation Services staff hit the road and shared what they know with the Harvard community. They offered on-site demonstrations and workshops to engage students, faculty, and staff with the... Read more

An enthusiastic crowd of library staff gathered in Widener on May 4 to listen to Shao Wei Chew Chia ’17 and her academic advisor Suzanne Smith discuss Shao Wei’s senior thesis research on a topic of special interest to Harvard Library. The... Read more

Did you know that you can borrow GoPro cameras, an Oculus Rift, and other tools from Harvard Library? A new site showcases items available... Read more

Who they are: Services for Academic Programs (SAP)

What does the team do?

Services for Academic Programs staff work on the front lines of public service—staffing desks in Widener and Lamont libraries, providing virtual reference and... Read more

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