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As we work to reimagine the Harvard Library digitally, we thought it might be fun to look back at where we’ve been. So we dug up one of the earliest versions of the library’s website, from 2000:

(You can explore it in all its Web 1.0... Read more

Colonial North America at Harvard Library brings unique aspects of early America’s tumultuous history to life through the voices of people who lived it. By providing web access to... Read more

When we set out to redesign the Harvard Library website we knew we wanted this project to be different. We knew it had to be different if we wanted it to succeed.

Most of us on the web team have worked on other digital projects — both at... Read more

Did you know there is a library in Philadelphia where patrons can borrow neckties? Or that a number of libraries in the Midwest make fishing rods available for loan? As part of her Library of Things project, Rachel Karasick looked into how... Read more

A study of guerrilla libraries, an app that allows you to swap your digital trash with strangers, and a mobile-friendly site that helps Nigerians research their constitutional rights—these are just three of the projects completed this summer by... Read more

How can we make Harvard web products accessible to all our users? In 2016, experts from across the University joined together to address this question. “Building a Participant Pool for Internal Accessibility Testing at Harvard” was one of the... Read more

The Open Greek and Latin Project (OGL) is an international collaboration working to bring free access to all source texts written in Classical Greek or Latin... Read more

Libraries transform lives.

The campus library has always been at the heart of University life. It’s a place where people come together—where a first-generation college student plugging away at that night’s problem set can be sitting next to... Read more

Did you know that you can borrow GoPro cameras, an Oculus Rift, and other tools from Harvard Library? A new site showcases items available... Read more

Creating a Visitor Services Desk in Widener Lobby

Cheryl LaGuardia, Research Librarian, Harvard College Library—Academic Programs

A pilot project of an information service point in the front lobby of Widener Library to greet, direct, and... Read more