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
December 20, 2013—The sea of information available to scholars and researchers can seem impossibly vast. But, with the help of a new grant, Cornell University Library, in collaboration with the Harvard Library Innovation Lab and Stanford... Read more
October 22, 2013—In the 1930s, Bernard Berenson, an avid collector, published a series of articles about “homeless” Renaissance Italian paintings—works that had been documented at some point in a photograph but subsequently dropped out of sight.... Read more
September 10, 2013—On Thursday August 29, the Countway Library held an open house and mini-symposium as a welcome to Sarah Thomas as she begins her new role as vice president for the Harvard Library. The mini-symposium was organized around a... Read more