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“I wanted to send a heartfelt note of gratitude to the entire team for creating a program that opened paths of possibilities for intrepid researchers,” wrote a participant of a recent Harvard Library... Read more

It was every librarian’s nightmare: opening a box to reveal soaking wet film, video and audio tapes. In the workshop entitled “(What If) A River Runs Through It: Salvaging Wet Audiovisual Materials,” Elizabeth Walters, preservation... Read more

On January 12, 2016, librarians joined colleagues in a practice-based workshop entitled The Art of Teaching for Librarians. Sponsored by the Research, Teaching and Learning Standing Committee, this workshop explored what it means to be a... Read more

Attendees listen as Kate Rich, Senior Technician in Collections Care (standing, center) guides them through the book binding process.

Over the course of the afternoon, fine paper and linen thread became books, thanks to the expert... Read more

Melissa Banta and Elena Bulat of the Weissman Preservation Center published an article in a special issue of the Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies (JCAS) entitled “Salted Paper Prints and the Harvard Class Albums.” The special issue was... Read more


Last year saw some significant improvements to the Harvard Library Portal, including new resources for alumni, a redesign of both the Get It! Services page and the Library blog, and a new way of collecting stories from the Harvard... Read more

At the most recent Research, Teaching, Learning Shares event, research librarians from Services for Academic Programs, along with two undergraduates from Adams and Currier houses, presented on the Library House Outreach Program. Launched... Read more


On December 2,2015, staff members from across the Library attended "User Experiences with Harvard Discovery," a panel discussion hosted by the Search & Discovery Education Working Group. Moderated by Michael Leach, head of... Read more

From left to right: Steven Brzozowski, Naomi Handler, Crystal Dorman, Courtney Sullivan, and Dimitrios Dogas.

Who they are:  Harvard Library and Harvard College Library Administrative and Operations Support Services Team

Steven... Read more

Marc McGee, part of the metadata creation unit of the Information and Technical Services department, has received the 2015 Ishimoto Award for Distinguished Service.

“Marc contributes wherever he is asked, and gives his full attention... Read more