June 30, 2015—It’s not any easier to say “adieu” than it is to say “goodbye.” Noted scholar of French cultural history and lately University Librarian Robert (Bob) Darnton leaves the Harvard Library leadership today to continue his scholarly pursuits. Peers, colleagues and friends came together last month to give him their fond farewells.
June 23, 2015—Sarah E. Thomas, Vice President for the Harvard Library and Roy E. Larsen Librarian for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University and James L. Mullins, Dean of Libraries and Esther Ellis Norton Professor, Purdue University co-hosted the Harvard Purdue Data Management Symposium and Workshop.
The symposium, held at Harvard on June 16-17, was attended by 148 researchers, administrators, librarians and archivists, data managers, and IT managers from across the United States. The...read more
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June 23, 2015—The National Digital Stewardship Residency Boston (NDSR Boston) program, which develops professionals in digital stewardship through post-graduate residencies, has concluded its first round of residents, marking the occasion with a capstone event held at Harvard on May 13. The residents, who were embedded within five Boston-area host institutions (Harvard, MIT, Northeastern, WGBH and Tufts), each presented their work in a poster created as the final project of the residency.
The event was well-attended and included representatives from each host institution as well as local and regional professionals....read more
June 23, 2015—The National Digital Stewardship Residency Boston (NDSR Boston) program, which develops professionals in digital stewardship through post-graduate residencies, welcomed a new group of residents and hosts for the 2015-16 cohort. Each resident will have the opportunity to work on an exciting and challenging project at one of the Boston-area institutions beginning in September.
Andrea Goethals, NDSR Boston project director and Harvard Library mentor, welcomed the new group, saying, “We are fortunate to be in the position of having another really great group of residents. All of us are looking forward to welcoming them...read more