Photo courtesy of Stephanie Mitchell, Harvard Gazette.
The massive chandelier that greets visitors to Widener Library is not only impressive to look at; it’s an impressive feat to change the bulbs. Since Widener has switched to LED (... Read more
Robert Burton, photograph cataloger at the Weissman Preservation Center, conducted a workshop on “Description and Cataloging of 19th-Century Photographs” at the New England Archivists Symposium on 19th-Century Photography, held in... Read more
Take Note shares professional news about Harvard Library staff members; it is published periodically on the Harvard Library portal. Have something to share? Please send it to the Harvard Library communications team at... Read more
Over 350 students visited Lamont Library during the 2015 Freshman Open House on August 31. This popular annual event included food, prizes, tours of the library, and a visit by the event's unofficial mascot, a... Read more
December 2, 2014—Lamonsters may sound like something that goes bump in the night, but they’re actually just library fans.
The moniker refers to followers of Lamont Library’s latest endeavor to virtually reach its patrons—... Read more
October 28, 2014—Visitors to Lamont and Cabot, two of Harvard’s busiest libraries, now have the option to use new self-checkout machines to borrow library materials. The self-serve option is designed to ease wait times for patrons, as well as to... Read more
October 20, 2014--Visitors to Lamont and Cabot, two of Harvard’s busiest libraries, now have the option to use new self-checkout machines to borrow library materials. The self-serve option is designed to ease wait times for patrons, as well as to... Read more
September 9, 2014—Over 200 incoming College students came to the annual Lamont & Beyond library open house event to learn about library collections, spaces and services. Dozens of library staff members from across 25 libraries welcomed the... Read more