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February 17, 2015

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.

Mary Walker GrahamMary Walker Graham continues her work with the Woodberry Poetry Room, taking on a new role as assistant curator. Mary will assist the curator in the administration and operation of the Poetry Room, with the objective...

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February 17, 2015

February 17, 2015—The following positions are currently available in the Library. Please visit ASPIRE and search by requisition number for more information.

Harvard Theatre Collection Curator—Harvard College Library, Houghton Library (Grade 59, Req# 34917BR)

Collections Manager, HBS Art and Artifacts Collection, KLS—Harvard Business School Knowledge & Library Services (Grade 57, Req# 34948BR)

File Under: Positions Posted
February 17, 2015

We hope you can join a Library all-staff meeting led by Sarah Thomas, vice president for the Harvard Library and Roy E. Larsen Librarian for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Sarah will provide an update on current and future library activities and there will be an opportunity for questions. Please note a time change on 2/27—the meeting has been moved up to 10:00 AM, not 10:30 as originally announced.

Wednesday, February 25th, 1:30 pm, Yenching Auditorium, Harvard-Yenching Library (2 Divinity Avenue).

Friday, February 27th, 10:00 am, Sever Hall 113.

A livestream will be available and further...

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February 14, 2015

February 14, 2015

Dear colleagues,
With yet another unprecedented winter storm headed our way this evening and expected to last throughout the day tomorrow, we have decided to suspend operations at all HCL and FAS libraries as well as most faculty libraries throughout the day tomorrow, Sunday, February 15. Today, all HCL libraries will close at 4 PM, although Ask a Librarian will be active through Saturday evening and Sunday.
Faculty Libraries Schedules:
  • Kennedy School Library (HKS) –  closed on Sunday, February 15
  • Frances Loeb Library (GSD) –  no information at this time
  • Gutman Library (GSE) – closing second floor at 4 PM today,...
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File Under: Staff News, Weather
February 10, 2015

February 10, 2015—The new term brings with it a host of exhibitions; make sure to stop by!

Icons of Knowledge: Architecture and Symbolism in National Libraries at the Frances Loeb Library
Through March 15

What They Wrote, What They Saved: The Personal Civil War at Schlesinger Library
Through March 20

"Where Mis’ry Moans": Four Prison Reformers in 18th- and 19th-Century England...

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