Scholars who work with historical objects may think of those objects as worlds apart from emerging technology, but students in two courses — one offered through the Committee on Medieval Studies and Harvard Divinity School, the other through the... Read more
June 10, 2014—The Harvard Library’s treasures are as diverse as they are valuable. This year, the Harvard Gazette featured some unique items in library collections in its Curio series.
The series traced... Read more
June 3, 2014—The Library Leadership Team (LLT) approved funding for 19 Open Your Hidden Collections proposals, following recommendations of a screening group and review by the LLT and Sarah Thomas, vice president for the Harvard Library and Roy E... Read more
May 27, 2014—The Library Leadership Team (LLT) approved new object codes for special collections. The new codes will allow libraries to measure special collections purchasing more effectively and to start to develop a richer understanding of... Read more
Beautiful photographs from the Schlesinger Library collection are available to purchase online. Visit the store.
May 13, 2014—Visitors to the Materials Collection at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design’s Frances Loeb Library will never be admonished to look without touching. In this tactile paradise, fingers—and imagination—are encouraged to... Read more
May 13, 2014—The Harvard Library will launch the Pforzheimer Fellows program this summer, which will bring together humanities graduate students who will have the opportunity to learn in-depth about the work of libraries today, especially about... Read more