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Dear Colleagues,

I’m writing to update you on our progress with regard to governance in the Harvard Library. Five Standing Committees that parallel our strategic objectives have been established and approximately 60 staff from across the... Read more

January 6, 2015—The first half of the fiscal year brought intense focus on and completion of the Library-wide goal of enabling more effective access to knowledge and data through intuitive discovery via two projects: HOLLIS+ implementation and... Read more

March 31, 2015—Staff members may find info on current activities from the standing committees on the Library's Governance Wiki, which can be accessed at ... Read more

November 25, 2014


Dear Colleagues,

Although it is a gloomy day, I’m filled with anticipation about the holiday weekend.  It will be a time to enjoy family and friends and relax, in my case, by the fire with my Boston... Read more

Dear Colleagues:

Some of you may know that Dan Hazen will be out through the New Year. Although Dan will be staying in touch, I am putting in place a team of Marilyn Dunn (Schlesinger Library), Doug Gragg (Andover-Harvard Theological... Read more

October 20, 2014

Dear colleagues,

In July, the FAS Libraries leadership gathered to discuss their FY15 priorities, guided by... Read more

Thank you all for being here today! I thought I would walk you through some slides that show some images and stories of things that are... Read more

August 12, 2014

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to share that a Harvard Library Governance Committee system was approved by the Library Leadership Team following open discussion sessions with the library community.

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Dear Colleagues,

The spanking new FAS Collections and Content Development Council held its inaugural meeting last week. (The Council’s charter, which outlines its sphere of activity, is attached to this message.) The group first spent some... Read more

August 5, 2014

Dear Colleagues,

As the Harvard Library enters the third year of existence, and I nudge up against my one-year anniversary, I’ve been taking stock of where we are organizationally and... Read more