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Who they are:  Library Collections Emergency Team

Priscilla Anderson, co-chair, senior preservation librarianLauren Telepak, co-chair, collections conservatorCatherine Badot-Costello, book conservator for special collectionsKatherine Beaty,... Read more

March 31, 2015—Staff members may now find up-to-date info on activities from the Library's internal governing groups on the new Library Governance Wiki. The wiki is an online shared space for groups including the Library Leadership Team and the... Read more

January 27, 2015—Michael Hart may not be a household name, but in 1971, he made history when he hand-keyed the text of the Declaration of Independence into a computer mainframe and made it available for public download. The act was arguably the... Read more

November 18, 2014—In many volumes, the meaning of a book comes solely from the ideas conveyed by the printed text it contains, but other tomes invite more interpretation from the reader. Pages in Keith Smith’s Book 91 are punched with holes and... Read more

November 11, 2014—Since the previous update in August, a new release of DRS software was put into production. New features included... Read more

November 4, 2014—Librarians and faculty from across Harvard, the United States and even across the pond gathered to share problems and brainstorm solutions around the long-term life of print materials in a digital age at the Harvard Library’s... Read more

September 23, 2014 — Don’t forget to save the date for the Library's Symposium on Sustainable Models for Print Storage in 21st Century Libraries!

On October 1st and 2nd, the Symposium will bring together leaders in the reconceptualization... Read more

Dear colleagues,

Today (Wednesday, 9/17/2014) the DRS2 Project to enhance the Harvard Library’s Digital Repository service (DRS) will achieve an important milestone:... Read more

August 19, 2014—Last month, a new release of DRS software was put into production. The release included support for audio playlists in the new Streaming Delivery Service (SDS), the ability to store Level 4 (very sensitive) information in support... Read more

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