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August 12, 2014

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to share that a Harvard... Read more

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

Dear colleagues,

I am pleased to announce that as of August 15, 2014, Harvard Yard will become completely tobacco free.

We are currently working on a separate communication to students and other units within the University, as well... Read more

Dear colleagues,

We hope you will join an upcoming open discussion of the... Read more

Dear colleagues,

We hope you will join an open discussion of the draft Library Committee Governance Proposal (the draft proposal can be found here

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July 1, 2014—The primary exercise of the Library Leadership Team (LLT) retreat in June was to review and finalize possible FY15 strategic priorities and projects—many suggested by staff members—for the Library.

Following an assessment of... Read more

June 17, 2014

Dear colleagues,

Earlier this semester, Sarah Thomas tasked a Harvard Library Ad Hoc Working Group on Committee Governance with

Recommending a governance structure for Harvard Library committees and groups... Read more

Vice President for the Harvard Library and Roy E. Larsen Librarian of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) Sarah Thomas announced today that Tom Hyry will lead Houghton Library as Florence Fearrington librarian starting this September. Hyry... Read more

June 3, 2014—The Library Leadership Team (LLT) approved funding for 19 Open Your Hidden Collections proposals, following recommendations of a screening group and review by the LLT... Read more