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
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
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
Brenda Bernier was recently appointed head of Collections Care in Preservation Services. In addition to consultation and training, Collections Care provides quality treatments, protective enclosures, and commercial library binding for actively... 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
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