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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.

2017 winners of the Undergraduate Book Collecting Prize

The winners of the 2017 Visiting Committee Prize for Undergraduate Book Collecting met recently with members of this year’s jury. 

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A new book showcases the collections of Houghton Library. 

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A guest post by Robert Kim, Class of 2017. 

The winner of the 2017 competition for the Philip Hofer Prize for Collecting Books or Art is Gregory Joseph Logan, fourth-year student in architecture at the Graduate School of Design, for his collection “Japanese Architecture and Design, 1868–1970.”

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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.