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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

This year, Harvard Library awarded Pforzheimer Fellowships to five graduate students in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. The fellowships were established in 2014 to honor Carl H. Pforzheimer III for his generous contributions to Harvard Library... Read more

An enthusiastic crowd of library staff gathered in Widener on May 4 to listen to Shao Wei Chew Chia ’17 and her academic advisor Suzanne Smith discuss Shao Wei’s senior thesis research on a topic of special interest to Harvard Library. The... Read more

Mathematics major Xavier González was in third grade when he discovered the book The Number Devil, about a third-grader, like himself, named Robert. “Like Robert, The Number Devil showed me how mathematics is beautiful, exciting, and connected,... Read more

I applied for a job at Borrow Direct at the beginning of my junior year. At $12 an hour, it seemed like a great gig. I’m one of many students who’ve worked at Harvard’s libraries, which currently employ approximately 600 of us. Almost 75% of... Read more

As the Library Peer Research Fellow (PRF) for the River Central neighborhood, I was delighted to play a part in making our new video for Harvard Library’s Peer... Read more

In a ceremony at the Library of Congress, Harvard undergraduate Luke Kelly was awarded first place in the 2016 National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest. “A Collection of Eugene Walter, King of the Monkeys” previously won first place in the... Read more

Over 300 incoming students attended the annual Freshman Open House at Lamont Library on August 29 to get an introduction to Harvard’s libraries and the services they offer. Freshmen were welcomed with tours, raffle prizes, and food in an event... Read more

The 2016 Philip Hofer Prize for Collecting Books or Art has been awarded to two Harvard graduate students during a ceremony preceding the Philip and Frances Hofer Lecture.

First-place winner Helen Yang graduated from Harvard College in 2012... Read more

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