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As we work to reimagine the Harvard Library digitally, we thought it might be fun to look back at how far we've come. 

Tags: Innovation
Jensen Davis studied the Santo Domingo Collection

In this Q&A, we spoke with Jensen Davis ’20, a summer 2017 SHARP/Houghton Library Fellow working on a project about the origins of the psychedelic movement in America. 

New England landscape image from CNA collection

300,000 newly digitized pages from colonial era North American life available for the first time. 

The web team took part in three days of agile/scrum training last month.

Four guiding principles to help keep us on the right path and ensure we build something our users want.

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Xavier presenting at the Library of Congress

On October 20, Xavier González18 won third place in the Library of Congress’s National Collegiate Book-Collecting Contest for his collection of “Books That Count” in a ceremony in Washington, DC.

Braxton Shelley poses with his portrait

Harvard Library has unveiled a portrait gallery of new FAS faculty appointments. Located in the Office of the Librarian’s corridor, the gallery welcomes them as partners with the Library.

A signed edition of Allen Ginsberg's Howl

One collector’s quest to document the history of the search for transcendence through rare books, manuscripts, photographs, posters, comics, and ephemera is celebrated at Houghton Library. 

Students gather in Lamont for an open house

Two hundred incoming students attended the annual Freshman Open House at Lamont Library on August 28 to get an introduction to Harvard’s libraries and the services they offer. 

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Libraries of Things presentation

Find out more about libraries of things along with projects on mapping Israel and Palestine and unconventional legal citations in the second part of our recap on the Harvard Library Innovation Lab Fellows. 

Innovation Lab presentations

A study of guerrilla libraries, an app that allows you to swap your digital trash with strangers, and a mobile-friendly site that helps Nigerians research their constitutional rights—these are just three of the projects completed this summer by interns and fellows working at the Harvard Library Innovation Lab. 

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