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In a ceremony at the Library of Congress, Harvard undergraduate Luke Kelly was awarded first place in the 2016 National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest. “A Collection of Eugene Walter, King of the Monkeys” previously won first place in the... Read more

Over 300 incoming students attended the annual Freshman Open House at Lamont Library on August 29 to get an introduction to Harvard’s libraries and the services they offer. Freshmen were welcomed with tours, raffle prizes, and food in an event... Read more

The 2016 Philip Hofer Prize for Collecting Books or Art has been awarded to two Harvard graduate students during a ceremony preceding the Philip and Frances Hofer Lecture.

First-place winner Helen Yang graduated from Harvard College in 2012... Read more

Luke Kelly’s first encounter with Eugene Walter was in the summer of 2015 in Mobile, Alabama. “I was working at an antiques gallery monthly estate sale when I noticed an old wooden sign that read ‘Down in Mobile they’re all crazy—Eugene Walter.’... Read more

On February 12, the Digital Learning and User Experience team partnered with groups from Harvard University Information Technology to host the first student usability “Test Fest” in the User Research Center. During the three-hour event, five... Read more

At the most recent Research, Teaching, Learning Shares event, research librarians from Services for Academic Programs, along with two undergraduates from Adams and Currier houses, presented on the Library House Outreach Program. Launched... Read more

 

On December 2,2015, staff members from across the Library attended "User Experiences with Harvard Discovery," a panel discussion hosted by the Search & Discovery Education Working Group. Moderated by Michael Leach, head of... Read more

Over 350 students visited Lamont Library during the 2015 Freshman Open House on August 31. This popular annual event included food, prizes, tours of the library, and a visit by the event's unofficial mascot, a... Read more

On August 14, the Judaica Division hosted this year’s group of Wexner Israel Fellows for an orientation session on the Judaica Collection, with special emphasis on the collection’s Israel component. Now in its 27th year, the... Read more

May 26, 2015—Last year, the Harvard Library launched a fellowship program designed to immerse humanities graduate students in librarianship. The success of the inaugural Pforzheimer Fellowship program continues with the announcement of four new... Read more

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