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In a ceremony at the Library of Congress, Harvard undergraduate Luke Kelly was awarded first place in the 2016 National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest. “A Collection of Eugene Walter, King of the Monkeys” previously won first place in the... 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

Whether it’s to research an assignment or find a quiet study space, nearly all Harvard students find themselves using the libraries. The catch is that at Harvard there are more than 70 to choose from. 

To ensure members of the Class of 2020... Read more

Priscilla Anderson and Lauren Telepak presented "Ready for Reaction: Harvard’s Library Collections Emergency Team” at the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works annual meeting. Priscilla was also appointed chair of the... Read more

Danielle Adams recently joined the Research, Teaching and Learning group as the RTL Project Manager. In this position, she will be responsible for guiding and managing the development of research, teaching and learning initiatives at the Harvard... Read more

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 Operations

Andrew 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