Who they are: Services for Academic Programs (SAP)
What does the team do?
Services for Academic Programs staff work on the front lines of public service—staffing desks in Widener and Lamont libraries, providing virtual reference and... 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
In a surprise announcement during a staff meeting on January 19, Heather Cole and Emilie Hardman were presented with the 2016 Carol Ishimoto Award for Distinguished Service by Sarah E. Thomas.
Cole, Assistant Curator of Modern Books and... Read more
The week of January 9-13, a cohort of 25 FAS students spent their afternoons in Lamont B-30 for a January@GSAS master class in library research. They dipped their toes into a range of databases and search strategies, reflected on their own note-... Read more
Anne-Marie Eze has recently been appointed Houghton Library’s first Director of Scholarly and Public Programs. In this new role, Eze (pronounced Ez-ay) assumes leadership for coordinating and implementing a dynamic vision for Houghton Library’s... 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
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