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Photo: Stephanie Mitchell, Harvard Gazette

The massive chandelier that greets visitors to Widener Library is not only impressive to look at; it’s an impressive feat to change the bulbs. Since Widener has switched to LED (light-... Read more

Attendees listen as Kate Rich, Senior Technician in Collections Care (standing, center) guides them through the book binding process.

Over the course of the afternoon, fine paper and linen thread became books, thanks to the expert... 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

From left to right: Steven Brzozowski, Naomi Handler, Crystal Dorman, Courtney Sullivan, and Dimitrios Dogas.

Who they are:  Harvard Library and Harvard College Library Administrative and Operations Support Services Team

Steven... 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

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

Harvard Library continues to celebrate Widener Library’s centennial with a trial of expanded hours in the 2015-2016 academic year. Effective September 2, 2015, Widener will be open until midnight, Mondays through Thursdays. This is an expansion... Read more

On June 19, Harvard staff, students, faculty and friends came together to celebrate Widener Library’s first... Read more

In a longstanding Harvard tradition, the Chief Marshal is elected each year from the ranks of the 25th reunion class. The class of '90 elected Farai Chideya... Read more

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