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Staff from across the libraries at Harvard gathered on September 30 and October 1 in Beren Hall at Harvard Hillel to hear Sarah Thomas, Vice President for the Harvard Library and University Librarian/Roy E. Larsen Librarian for the Faculty of... Read more

September 2015

Dear Colleagues:

As the new academic year picks up its pace, I want to take the opportunity to reflect on the year that has closed—noting with pride some of the many accomplishments you have helped bring to fruition—and... Read more

The IFLA World Library Information Congress, 81st General Conference and Assembly, took place in August 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa. It was an exciting and colorful glimpse into the world of South Africa. IFLA is the... Read more

December 2, 2014—The Harvard Library recently kicked off a year-long series of events dedicated to professional development as part of the strategic... Read more

Data Scientist Training for Librarians or DST4L is an experimental course being offered by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics John G. Wolbach Library and the Harvard Library to train librarians... Read more

June 17, 2014—Jumping jacks, sit-ups, relay races? Not at the recent Social Sciences Librarians Bootcamp, hosted by Knowledge & Library Services (KLS) at Harvard Business School (HBS). Instead,... Read more

May 20, 2014—Conservators and preservation specialists from across Harvard gathered to learn about the projects and challenges faced by several interns and fellows working across Harvard, in the museums and libraries.

“It was a great... Read more

September 17, 2013—This semester, the Harvard Library is holding the second data scientist training course for librarians. Christopher Erdmann, head librarian of the John G. Wolbach Library of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics,... Read more

July 9, 2013—Every week, Marilyn Morgan, manuscript cataloger at Radcliffe’s Schlesinger Library, leads Chair Yoga for Librarians in the Wadsworth House Conference Room. “I find that librarians especially tend to be very service-oriented and put... Read more