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July 28, 2015

The Schlesinger Library recognizes the importance of developing diversity among archival professionals, and staff members were pleased to be able to host a Mosaic Fellow during 2014-2015. 
The Association of Research Libraries and the Society of American Archivists co-sponsor a fellowship program for student archivists from underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities. Named the "Mosaic Program," the fellowship provides a tuition stipend, funding for practical work experience in an archival setting, mentoring, and leadership development for a few emerging professionals each...

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July 28, 2015

July 28, 2015—The following positions are currently available in the library system. Please visit ASPIRE and search by requisition number for more information.

  • Audio Archiving Assistant, Houghton Library (Grade 53, Req# 36387BR)
  • Director and Head Librarian, Countway Library of Medicine (Grade 62, Req# 36037BR)
  • Head of Manuscript Section, Houghton Library (Grade 58, Req# 36439BR)
  • Human Resources Coordinator for Harvard Library/Harvard College Library (Grade 54, Req# 36467BR)
  • Project Archivist, Houghton Library (Grade 56, Req# 36553BR) 
  • Project Processing Archivist, Harvard University...
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July 28, 2015

Take Note shares professional news about Harvard Library staff members; it is published periodically on the Harvard Library portal. Have something to share? Please send it to the Harvard Library communications team at harvard_library@harvard.edu.

Dimitrios Dogas, Joan Ilacqua, and Anna Rakityanskaya

Dimitrios DogasDimitrios Dogas comes to Harvard Library from Harvard’s Multi-Regional Clinical Trials...

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July 21, 2015

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 from the current level of service, which ends at 10 pm on those days. 

Also this fall, Widener Library will play host to office hours for the popular CS50 class. For 11 weeks beginning immediately after Labor Day, Loker Reading Room will be the location for CS50 office hours on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 9 pm to midnight. Collaborative discussions between the library and Professor David Malan, who teaches CS50, led to the opportunity for Widener not only to host...

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File Under: Collaboration, Hours, Widener
July 21, 2015

The Frances Loeb Library at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design (GSD) supports research, teaching, and learning for the GSD, Harvard, and broader international design communities. The library's strengths—20th- and 21st-century architecture, urban planning and design, the history and practice of landscape design—are supplemented by subject areas that support past and current curriculum needs. Together with the resources distributed throughout the Harvard Library system, the Loeb Design Library provides access to a comprehensive collection documenting the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning and design.

Recently, the Loeb Design Library team collaborated with staff from...

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File Under: Collections, Loeb Design


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