Suzanne Wones has been named director of library digital strategies and innovations at Harvard Library. Wones will begin this position on January 4, 2016.
“Having Suzanne leading us in the formulation of our digital strategy will... Read more
How does a library capture a global debate about freedom of the press? The attacks on the Paris headquarters of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket in January 2015 by Islamic extremists provoked a worldwide conversation... Read more
A small group of librarians has been hard at work putting together a suite of e-resources that will soon be available to Harvard alumni. The working group was able to assemble a set of resources from seven publishers that contain over 7,000 full-... Read more
May 26, 2015—A review of the web analytics for the Harvard Library Portal shows that nearly half of users are heading to the homepage, which hosts a widget for searching HOLLIS+ (and HOLLIS Classic), research databases, images, archives, data,... Read more
April 28, 2015—Pictures say a thousand words, and Shared Shelf, the Library’s latest image cataloging tool, captures them all. The over 4 million images in the Library’s collections should now be even more discoverable through the use of Shared... Read more
February 19, 2015—Improvements to HOLLIS+ are ongoing, and Phase II work on integrating images and finding aids into HOLLIS+ is nearing completion. Here are some of the changes made in the past month for both general and special collections.... Read more