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

Career opportunities at the libraries across Harvard are posted in ASPIRE, the university's recruitment management system.

Staff from across the Harvard Library community assembled in Austin Hall at Harvard Law School on March 23 for an update on current and future library activities.  

Bonnie Burns, Head of Geospatial Resources at the Harvard Map Collection, provides an update on the upcoming unified service model at Lamont Library.  

Team profiles spotlight groups across Harvard Library. In this Q&A, we spoke with Andrew Laplume, Associate Director of FAS Library Facilities.

On February 12, the Digital Learning and User Experience team partnered with groups from Harvard University Information Technology to host the first student usability “Test Fest” in the User Research Center.

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

Andrea Goethals shares the results of a web archiving environmental scan from the Web Archive Working Group.

The launch of the Harvard Library Viewer provides a new and improved way to access Harvard Library’s collections as the default viewer for the Digital Repository Service.

Connie Rinaldo, librarian of the Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, shares news about ongoing projects including digitization and grants. 

“Born-digital archiving of any kind involves a lot of technology and human skill,” said Wendy Gogel, manager of digital content and projects, regarding an email archiving stewardship workshop presented at Harvard Library.