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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

Harvard Library has joined the Diversity Alliance of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), a program which brings together academic libraries to fund residency programs... Read more

Lidia Uziel, head of the Western Languages Division, Widener Library, gave a gallery talk at the opening reception for The Charlie Archive Exhibition—Works from the Charlie... Read more

The week of January 9-13, a cohort of 25 FAS students spent their afternoons in Lamont B-30 for a January@GSAS master class in library research. They dipped their toes into a range of databases and search strategies, reflected on their own note-... Read more

Creating a Visitor Services Desk in Widener Lobby

Cheryl LaGuardia, Research Librarian, Harvard College Library—Academic Programs

A pilot project of an information service point in the front lobby of Widener Library to greet, direct, and... Read more

On Friday, November 4, 2016, around 566 family members of students in the Class of 2020 connected with Harvard Library as part of Freshman Family Weekend, meeting library staff and exploring library resources at Lamont Library, Harvard University... Read more

On October 26, 2016, colleagues from across Harvard University came together in the Widener Rotunda to celebrate as the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works presented Harvard Library, Harvard Art Museums, and the... Read more

Cobweb is a one-year IMLS-funded project led by the California Digital Library (CDL) partnering with Harvard Library and the UCLA Library. Cobweb will be an open-source collaborative collection development platform for creating comprehensive web... Read more

Over 300 incoming students attended the annual Freshman Open House at Lamont Library on August 29 to get an introduction to Harvard’s libraries and the services they offer. Freshmen were welcomed with tours, raffle prizes, and food in an event... Read more

Lamont Library implements a new unified service model this September. The centerpiece of this model is the new unified service point in the first-floor lobby. Here, Access Services and Research Services provide a combined “front door” through... Read more

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