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Two hundred incoming students attended the annual Freshman Open House at Lamont Library on August 28 to get an introduction to Harvard’s libraries and the services they offer. The freshmen were welcomed with tours, raffle prizes, and food in an... Read more

Did you know there is a library in Philadelphia where patrons can borrow neckties? Or that a number of libraries in the Midwest make fishing rods available for loan? As part of her Library of Things project, Rachel Karasick looked into how... Read more

A study of guerrilla libraries, an app that allows you to swap your digital trash with strangers, and a mobile-friendly site that helps Nigerians research their constitutional rights—these are just three of the projects completed this summer by... Read more

How do college students solve information problems in their everyday lives? On September 7, 2017, the Lamont Forum room was filled with educators, librarians, and administrators from Harvard and beyond for the inaugural S.T. Lee–Harvard Library... Read more

Whether it’s to research an assignment or find a quiet study space, nearly all Harvard students find themselves using at least one of Harvard’s libraries.

To ensure that the Class of 2021 is familiar with these spaces and resources, Harvard... Read more

In the basement of Lamont Library, at the end of a corridor of shelves stacked with boxed cartridges of microfilm and bound volumes of government documents, is a small room enclosed by an industrial security cage. Lamont D-20, known officially as... 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

October 26, 2016—Water rained down all night on books, documents, and AV materials as part of an emergency response workshop hosted by Harvard Library Preservation Services. This literally and figuratively immersive experience gave library staff... Read more

On September 21 and 22, Vice President for the Harvard Library Sarah Thomas shared updates on library activities, finances, and projects during two all-staff meetings held at Radcliffe’s Knafel Center. The presentation included status updates on... 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

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