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Welcome to Harvard Library's blog. Please send comments and suggestions to Thomas Dodson.

Dr. Alison Head has been selected as the inaugural S.T. Lee Library Leadership and Innovation Lecture at Harvard University.

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Please join us in welcoming Alberto Embriz de Salvatierra, our inaugural May Crane Fellow for Learning Space Design.

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Shalimar joined the staff of the Fine Arts Library in December 2015 as Collection Development Librarian and has served as Acting Librarian since June 2016.

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Harvard Library is pleased to announce that we will begin an open-source project for EAS in the summer of 2017. 

Harvard Library is eliminating standard overdue fines for regular loan materials; raising the recall rate; and implementing standard semester loan periods for Harvard students, faculty, and staff.

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Take Note shares professional news about Harvard Library staff members. Have something to share? Please send it to the Harvard Library communications team at

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Did you know that you can borrow GoPro cameras, an Oculus Rift, and other tools from Harvard Library? 

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A guest post from Tez Clark, a junior contentrating in philosophy from Tokyo, Japan, who lives in Adams. She is a Peer Research Fellow who helps students in the River Central (Adams, Lowell, Quincy) Neighborhood.

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DASH world map

Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard (DASH) is a free repository of vetted research, breaking down barriers to information across the world. 

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Online tools help to crowdsource the transcription of historical notebooks and diairies.