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This is a platform for Library staff news and events. Please send comments and suggestions to Thomas Dodson.

July 15, 2014

July 15, 2014—This summer the inaugural Pforzheimer Fellows are delving into projects across Harvard’s libraries, bringing a fresh perspective and learning about career opportunities.

The fellowships are named in recognition of Carl H. Pforzheimer III’s generous gift to the library.

James McSpadden, a history PhD candidate, is working with the uncatalogued papers of Henrich Brüning, chancellor of Germany, held by the Harvard University Archives. The experience has given him a new appreciation for the work and knowledge of library staff, saying, “I’ve been...

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July 15, 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 Kate Kondayen, communications officer.

Susan Gilman joined Tozzer Library as a research librarian to support research, teaching and learning initiatives in the renovated and re-envisioned Tozzer space. She will continue to provide programmatic...

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July 10, 2014

Dear colleagues,

We hope you will join an upcoming open discussion of the draft Library Committee Governance Proposal:

Wednesday, July 16
4-5pm, Ballard Room, Countway Library

Thursday, July 17
11am-Noon, Gund 510, GSD


To call-in to the session on Thursday, July 17:

  • From the US: 866.890....
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July 8, 2014

Dear colleagues,

The Hollis+ Outreach team has scheduled several open meetings on our new discovery system, which will include demonstrations of HOLLIS+ and time to ask questions and provide feedback:

July 15, 9:30-11:00 AM, Lamont Forum Room

July 16, 3:30-5:00 PM, Lamont Forum Room

July 17, 2:00-3:30, 625 Mass. Ave., Room 331

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July 8, 2014

July 8, 2014—This fall the Harvard Library will deploy the Copyright First Responders (CFRs) — a pilot program being developed as a resource for anyone at Harvard struggling with copyright issues.

The program was founded by Kyle K. Courtney, the copyright advisor at the Office for Scholarly Communication, who observed an increase in his caseload and had rising concerns about copyright’s rapidly changing law and the resulting implications for libraries and their users. In response, he is building a distributed network of individuals across Harvard’s libraries trained to either answer questions...

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