Activism in the Archives
What stories are we missing from our past? Scholars, activists, and librarians convened at Harvard Library to work towards equity in the archives.
From Strategy to Code: How We’re Designing New Pages
Written across the face of our beta website is the adage “good things take time.” Designing something as universal as a web page is no exception.
Harvard, 1968. Exhibition at Harvard Archives Brings Student Unrest to Life
Free exhibition at the Harvard University Archives provides a glimpse into the turbulent events that shook Harvard’s campus and the world during 1968.
Why We Write Differently on the Web
Research shows users consume about 20 percent of the text on an average webpage. We must adjust our writing habits to this reality.
Making Our Navigation Useful and Usable
We’re asked our users to help us create a navigation that makes sense to them.
Building a Better Library Search Experience
The launch of our beta search tool is the first step in our journey of iterative improvement of search at Harvard Library.
Connecting Harvard History to Its Surroundings
Freshmen dive into the Harvard University Archives to learn from University’s past about its ties to a wider world.
Breaking Down Barriers Between Our Users and Our Services
How we're working to bring Harvard Library services to the surface and organize them in a way that's meaningful for you.