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March 26, 2014

The Woodberry Poetry Room kicked off a new series called "Reinventing the Workshop" to examine the process and tradition of instruction in creative writing. Read the full story.

 

 

 

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March 26, 2014

The Harvard College Library and Faculty of Arts and Sciences Libraries released its annual report for 2012–2013. Read the full report.

 

 

 

March 25, 2014

March 25, 2014—The following positions are currently available in the Harvard Library. Please visit ASPIRE and search by requisition number for more information.

Camera Operator, Scanning Services—Preservation, Conservation & Digital Imaging Services (Grade 50, Req# 32159BR)

Collection Development Curator/Archivist—University Archives (Grade 57, Req# 32141BR)

Continuing Resources & Acquisitions Library Assistant—Information & Technical Services (Grade 51, Req# 32140BR)

Manager for Serials Acquisitions & Management—Information & Technical Services (Grade 58, Req# 31339BR)

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March 25, 2014

March 25, 2014—Collections, once hidden, made visible and accessible through addition to HOLLIS. QR codes in the stacks pointing library users to related subject guides on the web. Scanning selected book pages at the point of cataloging. These are just a few of the improvements and additions to library services that have taken place over the past few years under the auspices of Harvard Library’s initiatives to promote more innovation and experimentation. While large-scale initiatives often draw the most attention, a series of smaller projects that have bubbled up through programs like the Harvard Library Lab are benefiting users in many different ways. Here are...

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File Under: Innovation
March 25, 2014

March 25, 2014—Strong Medicine, a digital archive, captures the Boston medical community’s experiences of and responses to the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing.

(See a slideshow featuring items in the collection below.)

Launched by the Center for the History of Medicine at Countway Library, Strong Medicine is collecting stories, photographs and other media from the Boston medical community and making them available to inform health care professionals, students and the general public. Strong Medicine is partnering with...

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