In the May 22 issue of The New York Review of Books, Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and University Librarian Robert Darnton discusses the future of the digital library.... Read more
In 2011, a generous donation from a library supporter enabled the creation of the Strategic Conversation series, which fostered dialog about changes in libraries and provided a welcome opportunity for staff to come... Read more
Two Harvard Law School Library Programs, Stacklife and Library Cloud, were recognized for their innovation and functionality on campus and in the community.... Read more
March 25, 2014—Collections, once hidden, made visible and accessible through addition to HOLLIS. QR codes in the stacks pointing library users to related subject guides on the web. Scanning selected book pages at the point of cataloging. These... Read more
It seems like big data is everywhere you look. And in a way, it is: Maps, medical scans, and weather charts are commonplace forms of data visualization. Each was examined during “Thinking with Your Eyes,” a two-day conference that brought... Read more
January 21, 2014—If the Harvard Library were a bookstore, wouldn't it have an amazing staff picks shelf?
In December 2013, Library staff members uploaded their recommendations from Harvard’s 19-million-volume collection to a... Read more
December 20, 2013—The sea of information available to scholars and researchers can seem impossibly vast. But, with the help of a new grant, Cornell University Library, in collaboration with the Harvard Library Innovation Lab and Stanford... Read more