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September 2, 2014

The following resources have been added to Databases @ Harvard Library and can be seen in the "New E-Resources" list. (To access the New E-Resources list: from Cross Search, click on "New E-Resources" under the Quick Sets pull-down menu).

Resources added during August include:

American Consumer Culture, 1935-1965

Atlas of the flora of New England   

Connected Researchers      

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September 2, 2014

September 2, 2014—The following positions are currently available in the library. Please visit ASPIRE and search by requisition number for more information.

Library Assistant IV: JSTOR Archive Project, Harvard Depository—(Grade 51, Req# 33735BR)

Library Assistant IV: JSTOR Archive Project, Harvard Depository—(Grade 51, Req# 33736BR)

Project Coordinator, Office for Scholarly Communication—(Grade 55, Req# 33729BR)

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September 2, 2014

September 2, 2014—Sarah Thomas, vice president for the Harvard Library, will hold two all-staff meetings in late September to update staff members on current and future library activities. There will be an opportunity for questions.

Friday, September 26th, 9:30am, Austin Classroom 100 North, Harvard Law School

Tuesday, September 30th, 12:30pm, Ames Courtroom, Harvard Law School

A livestream will be available and details will be sent as soon as they are finalized. A summary of the sessions will be posted online and included in the October 7 Library Update.

File Under: Staff News
September 2, 2014

September 2, 2014—What’s new at Harvard’s libraries this semester? New services, programs and spaces designed to meet user needs in new, often innovative ways.

A single starting point to search across Harvard’s vast library resources.
HOLLIS+ uses a single starting point to search across books, articles, images, etc.
HOLLIS+ integrates with MyAccount for a seamless user experience.
HOLLIS+ provides complete support for search and display of vernacular scripts and transliterations.

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File Under: Innovation
September 2, 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

Kristen Koob, Heather McMullen, Valerie Weis and Keely Wilczek of Library & Knowledge Services at the Harvard Kennedy School won the Dean’s Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to the School for their work in Research, Teaching & Learning. The award is given to an individual or team that performs at the highest...

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