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Dr. Alison J. Head has been selected as the inaugural S.T. Lee Library Leadership and Innovation Lecturer at Harvard University. She will deliver a lecture in 2017 at Harvard, where she will also engage with library leadership by participating in... Read more

Please join us in welcoming Alberto Embriz de Salvatierra, our inaugural May Crane Fellow for Learning Space Design. Funded by Zachary D. Levenick, AB 2000, the May Crane Fellowship at Harvard Library encourages undergraduate engagement and... Read more

Who they are: Services for Academic Programs (SAP)

What does the team do?

Services for Academic Programs staff work on the front lines of public service—staffing desks in Widener and Lamont libraries, providing virtual reference and... Read more

In the basement of Lamont Library, at the end of a corridor of shelves stacked with boxed cartridges of microfilm and bound volumes of government documents, is a small room enclosed by an industrial security cage. Lamont D-20, known officially as... Read more

In a surprise announcement during a staff meeting on January 19, Heather Cole and Emilie Hardman were presented with the 2016 Carol Ishimoto Award for Distinguished Service by Sarah E. Thomas.

Cole, Assistant Curator of Modern Books and... Read more

On September 21 and 22, Vice President for the Harvard Library Sarah Thomas shared updates on library activities, finances, and projects during two all-staff meetings held at Radcliffe’s Knafel Center. The presentation included status updates on... Read more

Priscilla Anderson and Lauren Telepak presented "Ready for Reaction: Harvard’s Library Collections Emergency Team” at the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works annual meeting. Priscilla was also appointed chair of the... Read more

In a celebration at Sanders Theatre, President Drew Faust announced the 2016 Harvard Heroes, including two honorees from Harvard Library: Michelle Durocher, head of... Read more


David Ackerman, head of Media Preservation for the Harvard Library, was awarded an ALB cum laude from the Harvard Extension School. In addition to this, he received the Dean’s List... Read more