September 10, 2013—Sarah Thomas, vice president for the Harvard Library, will hold two all-staff meetings on September 18 to update staff members on current and future library activities. There will be an opportunity for questions, and staff... Read more
August 30, 2013
I am writing to update you on the Affinity Groups. The five Affinity Groups were established to foster synergy and collaboration across member libraries within and across the Affinity Groups, with... Read more
August 21, 2013
The weather was beautiful as I began my new role as vice president for the Harvard Library on August 12. The sunlight and green canopies of leaves have welcomed me as I crossed the Yard to Wadsworth... Read more
Looking back along the red border, Hidcote Manor Garden, Gloucestershire, Great Britain, July 2014.
A cool day, perfect for grazing. Hidcote Manor Garden, Gloucestershire, Great Britain, July 2014.... Read more
July 26, 2013
Dear Members of the Harvard Library Community,
I write to announce that Helen Shenton has decided to move on from the role of executive director of the Harvard Library in August 2013.
Since her recruitment to... Read more
June 18, 2013—At a recent meeting, the Harvard Library Board approved a mission statement for the Harvard Library:
The Harvard Library advances scholarship and teaching by committing itself to the creation, application, preservation and... Read more
June 11, 2013—Harvard’s Library Lab, which enhances knowledge and library services with generous support from the Arcadia Fund, will launch its Showcase Year in December 2013. The Showcase Year will involve refining coding and development,... Read more
April 23, 2013—The Affinity Group Heads seek input and perspective on the discussion document ... Read more