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Digitizing, Documenting
Libraries

Digitizing, Documenting

Camera operator Ying B. Li works to scan physical sheets of music into Harvard's digital archives.

Scan and Deliver
Libraries

Scan and Deliver

Librarians may scan over 7,000 pages each day to digitize the physical resources in Harvard's archives.

Scan and Deliver
Libraries

Turning the Page

​While Harvard's library digitization efforts have presented new opportunities for scholars to access and preserve sources for posterity, they have also brought their own set of challenges.

Currier Bookdrop
College

Currier Bookdrop

A new library book return was installed in the lobby of Currier House.

Currier Bookdrop
College

Library Book Drop Opens in Currier House

In a joint project to collect library books for return, a new book drop was opened in Currier House.

Houghton Library
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Houghton Library Expands Offerings With Spanish Collection

Houghton Library has expanded its historical documents collection with the donation of a collection that features new historical artifacts from the 20th century.

BOOKS FOR SALE
Books

A Port in the Storm: Boston Public Library Book Sale

Despite the wholly secular environment of the library, the vaguely religious murals covering the ceiling did not feel particularly out of place. Rather, they complemented the near-evangelical enthusiasm of the book devotees in the room beyond the atrium.

Cabot Renovations
College

Cabot Renovations

The Cabot Science Library will be undergoing renovations through spring 2017.

Sun in the Stacks
Libraries

Sun in the Stacks

English Department graduate student David A. B. Nee reads by the September sun in the Widener Library stacks.

Shakespeare: His Collected Works
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Shakespeare: His Collected Works

The Houghton Library exhibit “Shakespeare: His Collected Works,” which features a wide array of collections about the playwright from Harvard and around the world, will come to and end this month.

Shakespeare: His Collected Works
Student Groups

Houghton Library Exhibit Brings Shakespeare to the Yard

The Houghton Library exhibit “Shakespeare: His Collected Works,” which features a wide array of collections about the playwright from Harvard and around the world, will come to and end this month.

The Flag at the Marathon
Harvard in the City

The Flag at the Marathon

In front of a large stand flanking the finish line at the Boston Public Library, an American flag stands tall in the sun.

The End of Bag Checks
Student Life

The End of Bag Checks

Cabot Science Library recently ended its mandatory bag check upon exit policy. Other libraries in the Harvard system are hoping to implement similar policies soon.

The End of Bag Checks
Libraries

Cabot Library Sacks Mandatory Bag Checks

Responding to concerns about slow exit times, the Cabot Science Library recently ended its mandatory bag check policy, with other libraries looking to do the same.