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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. 

Services for Academic Programs has launched a pilot service point in the front lobby of Widener. 

Innovation Grant winners

How can we make Harvard web products accessible to all our users? In 2016, experts from across the University joined together to address this question.

Whether it’s to research an assignment or find a quiet study space, nearly all Harvard students find themselves using at least one of Harvard’s libraries.

The Open Greek and Latin Project (OGL) is an international collaboration working to bring free access to all source texts written in Classical Greek or Latin from antiquity to c. 600 CE. 

Comics sliced into thirds and placed in bags

Comic books weren't made to last, but collectors and conservators have some ideas about how to preserve them.

Tags: PCDI, Weissman
Image from the nuttall codex

An exhibition at Harvard's Peabody Museum also helps celebrate the 150th anniversary of Tozzer Library.

Harvard Library is looking for a partner to help us reimagine our website. We believe the Harvard Library website can be creatively designed, intuitive to use, and endlessly helpful. We imagine a website that people want to use, that makes their research richer, learning fun, and discovery delightful.

Tags: Innovation
Ann Whiteside

Ann Whiteside, Librarian and Assistant Dean for Information Services at the Frances Loeb Library, is the recipient of an FY2017 Institute of Museum and Library Services National Leadership Grants for Libraries Program award. 

Tags: Loeb Design

This year, Harvard Library awarded Pforzheimer Fellowships to five graduate students in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.