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Q: What interested you in the Julio Santo Domingo collection?

JD: I was initially interested in studying the War on Drugs through the Santo Domingo collection. But when I actually started looking through the archive, I found hundreds of... Read more

On October 20, Xavier González’18 won third place in the Library of Congress’s National Collegiate Book-Collecting Contest for his collection of “Books That Count” in a ceremony in Washington, DC.

A math major at Harvard, Xavier learned to... Read more

An exhibition at Harvard's Peabody Museum also helps celebrate the 150th anniversary of Tozzer Library. Tozzer, the oldest library in the U.S. devoted to collecting ethnology, archaeology and related anthropological fields, was founded in 1866 as... Read more


Daina Bouquin is the new Head Librarian of Wolbach Library at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA). As Head Librarian Daina will be responsible for defining the strategic direction of Wolbach's projects and programs in... Read more


Ceilyn Boyd is the new Research Data Program Manager for the Harvard Library. As the Research Data Program Manager, Ceilyn will be spearheading initiatives to increase the library’s participation in Research Data Management across the... Read more

Who they are: Services for Academic Programs (SAP)

What does the team do?

Services for Academic Programs staff work on the front lines of public service—staffing desks in Widener and Lamont libraries, providing virtual reference and... Read more

In the basement of Lamont Library, at the end of a corridor of shelves stacked with boxed cartridges of microfilm and bound volumes of government documents, is a small room enclosed by an industrial security cage. Lamont D-20, known officially as... Read more

In a surprise announcement during a staff meeting on January 19, Heather Cole and Emilie Hardman were presented with the 2016 Carol Ishimoto Award for Distinguished Service by Sarah E. Thomas.

Cole, Assistant Curator of Modern Books and... Read more

The week of January 9-13, a cohort of 25 FAS students spent their afternoons in Lamont B-30 for a January@GSAS master class in library research. They dipped their toes into a range of databases and search strategies, reflected on their own note-... Read more

Anne-Marie Eze has recently been appointed Houghton Library’s first Director of Scholarly and Public Programs. In this new role, Eze (pronounced Ez-ay) assumes leadership for coordinating and implementing a dynamic vision for Houghton Library’s... Read more