May 6, 2014—Electronic images can be poor substitutes for images in print—one reason why art and architecture scholars continue to rely heavily on print publications despite a shift to digital.
Vanessa Kam, acting head of music, art and... Read more
May 6, 2014—During Preservation Week (April 27 – May 3), the Library’s Weissman Preservation Center and Collections Care unit welcomed over 75 visitors to learn more about methods, tools and materials.
Presses, cutters, solvents, brushes,... Read more
March 4, 2014—Gesturing at a map, crudely drawn with colorful markers, anthropologist Nancy Fried Foster was particularly captivated by a bright, yellow sun in the corner.
That sun prompted the... Read more
March 4, 2014—It’s a full week across the Harvard Library! Check out the exhibitions, presentations, discussions and film screenings scheduled this week.
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I am looking forward to sharing some updates with you at our all-staff meetings scheduled for 10am and 3pm on Thursday. Both will be held in Langdell Hall, and since seating is limited, you can sign up... Read more
I am pleased to invite nominations for the Strategic Conversations Working Group. The Strategic Conversations series is designed to inform the strategic direction of the Library and foster a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship... Read more
A letterpress printing workshop at Houghton Library, a series of symposiums investigating emerging tools for authoring with digital media, and other events made up Wintersession, 10 days of lectures, hands-on presentations and panels hosted... Read more