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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

Harvard Library received a two-year grant to explore the development of a digital library of resources relating to and originating in the Middle East. The Digital Library of the Eastern Mediterranean (DLEM) aims to improve significantly the state... Read more

The Harvard Library Office for Scholarly Communication (OSC) is pleased to announce the release of a comprehensive literature review on strategies for converting subscription journals to open access.

In the spring of 2015, the OSC... Read more

HathiTrust is a membership organization that provides access to digitized book and journal content from the partner library collections. This includes both in-copyright and public-domain... Read more

Harvard Library has acquired pianist and composer Randy Weston's personal archive of musical scores, recordings, correspondence, posters, and other materials that offer a rare glimpse into the world of an artist, an ambassador, and a businessman... Read more

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