Libraries

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
College

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.

Harvard Business School

Prominent Biotech Company Donates Archives to HBS

Sanofi Genzyme, a Cambridge-based biotechnology company known for its research and development of drugs to treat rare genetic diseases, donated its corporate archives to the Harvard Business School’s Baker Library.

Harvard College Observatory
Libraries

Flood Nearly Destroys Harvard's Record of the Stars

Muddy water from a burst pipe rushed through the Harvard College Observatory, placing a collection of more than half a million photographic plates at risk, some which are more than 120 years old.

Lamont Reserves
Books

Lamont Reserves

Employees work in the Lamont Library reserves.

Lamont Reserves
College

Committee Scrutinizes Access to Course Books

Members of the Committee on Undergraduate Education scrutinized students’ access to course books—with some criticizing what they consider to be inconsistent policies among course heads.

Harmony Holiday in Houghton
College

Harmony Holiday in Houghton

Poet Harmony Holiday reads a selection from her 2014 work Go Find Your Father/A Famous Blues in the Edison Newman room of Houghton Library Wednesday night. The reading and book signing event was the second of a free and public series called The Poet’s Voice.

Student studies in spacious Yenching Reading Room
Libraries

Student studies in spacious Yenching Reading Room

A student studies in the peaceful Yenching Reading Room of the Yenching Library. This space is usually not very full.

Gutman Library
Libraries

Gutman Library

Gutman Library at the Graduate School of Education.

Gannett
Books

Iconic Legal Guide Faces New Challenges

The notorious Bluebook is at the center of not one, but two controversies challenging Harvard’s historic monopoly over its production

Harvard Weissman's Conservators Protect Objects of the Past
Research

Harvard Weissman's Conservators Protect Objects of the Past