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From the Ernst Mayr Library Blog — Field notebooks and diaries have historically been retained by natural history institutions as reference... Read more

Harvard Library is now providing premium access to content on the Chronicle of Higher Education web site. Users who reach the site via HOLLIS+ or another Library source... Read more

All of the major Harvard Library repositories count video among their valued holdings, though in some cases these materials are not yet available to the scholarly community due to lack of resources for cataloging and processing. At the same time... Read more

Recently, Heather Mavel, Instructional Coach from District 49 in Peyton, Colorado commented about our guide on Interrogating Texts: Six Reading Habits to Develop in Your First Year at... Read more

A new simplified search box will be coming to the Harvard Library website on June 9. The current search widget, implemented nearly four years ago, allows users to select from nine resource types and links to over 50 e-resources. The new search... Read more

Harvard Library is pleased to announce the release of a significant set of upgrades to the Class Request Tool (CRT), an open-source application with broad utility to archives and special collections with active teaching programs. Over the past... Read more

At the first film festival sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries, Harvard Library took first place for Best Collections... Read more

Managing born-digital material, including content that originated on the web, has been one of Harvard Library’s strategic priorities for FY15 and 16... Read more

The launch of the Harvard Library Viewer, built using the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) standard and the open-source Mirador image viewer, provides a new and improved way to access Harvard Library’s collections in the... Read more


Last year saw some significant improvements to the Harvard Library Portal, including new resources for alumni, a redesign of both the Get It! Services page and the Library blog, and a new way of collecting stories from the Harvard... Read more