Harvard Library is pleased to announce the release of a significant set of upgrades to the Class Request Tool (CRT), an open source application with broad utility to archives and special collections with active teaching programs. Over the past... Read more
The 2016 Philip Hofer Prize for Collecting Books or Art has been awarded to two Harvard graduate students during a ceremony preceding the Philip and Frances Hofer Lecture.
First-place winner Helen Yang graduated from Harvard College in 2012... Read more
Luke Kelly’s first encounter with Eugene Walter was in the summer of 2015 in Mobile, Alabama. “I was working at an antiques gallery monthly estate sale when I noticed an old wooden sign that read ‘Down in Mobile they’re all crazy—Eugene Walter.’... Read more
Who they are: Building OperationsAndrew Laplume—Associate Director of FAS Library Facilities. He is responsible for the overall facilities and security management of the libraries for Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Harvard Library locations... Read more
Cheryl LaGuardia, research librarian in Widener Library and member of Services for Academic Programs in the Harvard Library, has been named the recipient of the... Read more
The Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ) provides life sciences support to the faculty, students, and staff in the Harvard University community, particularly in the MCZ, Organismic and Evolutionary Biology (OEB)... Read more
“Tremendous resource for academics, scholars, and all enthusiastic historical researchers. Just wonderful!”
“Thanks for keeping, preserving, and facilitating all these treasures for all of us researchers.”
“Fascinating to see... 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
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
Robert Burton, photograph cataloger at the Weissman Preservation Center, conducted a workshop on “Description and Cataloging of 19th-Century Photographs” at the New England Archivists Symposium on 19th-Century Photography, held in... Read more