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January 6, 2015

January 6, 2015—The first half of the fiscal year brought intense focus on and completion of the Library-wide goal of enabling more effective access to knowledge and data through intuitive discovery via two projects: HOLLIS+ implementation and LibraryCloud.

HOLLIS+ is now fully operational as the default search and discovery platform for library resources. Following a beta launch in the summer, additional content from print and digital collections was integrated into the platform throughout the fall. Now, HOLLIS+ users can discover books, articles, images, manuscripts, data, sound recordings and much more in a single search, creating a scholarly alternative that mirrors the function of...

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January 6, 2015

January 6, 2015—The following positions are currently available in the Library. Please visit ASPIRE and search by requisition number for more information.

Digital Projects Manager—Harvard Library, Preservation Services (Grade 57, Req# 34668BR)

Director—Dumbarton Oaks Research Library (Grade 59, Req# 34543BR)

Processing Archivist—Harvard Library, Preservation Services (Grade 56, Req# 34666BR)

Technical Services Library Assistant—Harvard Library, Information and Technical Services (Grade 52, Req# 33633BR)

Visual Resources Librarian for Islamic Art & Architecture—Fine Arts Library (Grade 57, Req# 34596BR)

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December 16, 2014

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.

Amanda Bowen will leave her...

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December 16, 2014

December 16, 2014—Harvard’s libraries, collections and staff members were recently featured in blogs, on WBUR and in the Harvard Gazette.

November 6: In the Harvard Gazette, Harvard scholars—including Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and University Librarian Robert Darnton—recalled their personal histories with Berlin at the anniversary of the coming down of the wall.

November 10: Ukrainian filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa’s visit to the Harvard Film Archive—part of a film series centered around the director and presented in conjunction with the “Lives of the Great Patriotic War” exhibition—was...

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December 12, 2014

December 16, 2014—Following a successful program launch this year, the Harvard Library will welcome its second cohort of Pforzheimer Fellows in the summer of 2015.

The program, which seeks to foster intellectual and professional partnerships between professional librarians and graduate students in the humanities and social sciences, is named in honor of Carl H. Pforzheimer III and his generous contributions to Harvard and its libraries.

Interested graduate students in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences must state their interest in one of 16 proposed library projects from nine repositories and three departments of the Harvard Library. Projects touch on the intellectual issues of librarianship via work on collections and services. Read more about the program, proposed projects and applications...

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