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Cabot Science Library
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Cabot Science Library

Students study in Cabot Science Library Thursday evening. Cabot is one of several libraries on campus that will not be changing its hours for reading period.

Cabot Science Library
Libraries

For Reading Period, Lamont Adjusts Weekend Hours

Some libraries on campus are changing their hours and accessibility to accommodate the deluge of cranky students cramming at the last minute before their exams.

Jane Kamensky
Libraries

Jane Kamensky

Jane Kamensky is Director of the Schlesinger Library.

Jane Kamensky
Libraries

Talking Punk Rock at Schlesinger Library

Hothead Paisan, Homicidal Lesbian Terrorist, isn’t your everyday comic-book hero. And “Altered Gazes,” the Schlesinger Library exhibition in which this 1991 comic is featured, is not your everyday collection.

Editorials

Beyond the Bag Checkers

No longer must we suffer the indignity of opening both our laptop case and every single pocket on our backpack—even the small one where we keep our gum or phone charger.

Drugs
Libraries

Drugs

“Altered States: Sex, Drugs, and Transcendence,” an exhibition currently featured in Houghton Library, is a collector’s mission to document the history of the human search for something beyond the limits of ordinary experience.

 Houghton Library’s ‘Altered States’ Exhibition
Libraries

Houghton Library’s ‘Altered States’ Exhibition

Houghton Library is featuring an exhibition titled Altered States: Sex, Drugs, and Transcendence from Sept. 5 to Dec. 17.

 Houghton Library’s ‘Altered States’ Exhibition
Museums

‘LSD’ Houghton Exhibit Showcases Counterculture Paraphernalia

​Ivy-lined Houghton Library seems an unlikely place to explore mind-altering substances—but the Library’s latest exhibit, “Altered States: Sex, Drugs, and Transcendance,” does just that.

Map Madness
Libraries

Maps Exhibit at Pusey Library to End Next Week

The Harvard Map Collection’s exhibit on ink-drawn-maps will come to a close next week, ending a display of antique maps that has been open to the public in the Pusey Library since May.

Early Night
Libraries

Libraries to Extend Loan Periods, Eliminate Standard Late Fees

Harvard libraries will no longer charge 50 cent per day fees on overdue books.

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
Libraries

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Edit-a-thon attendees spent the afternoon posting and adding to articles about women who achieved prowess in their sport but never gained recognition.

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
Libraries

Books, Brownies, and ‘Game Changers’

This is the library’s annual Wikipedia “Edit-a-thon,” in which participants gather to write new Wikipedia entries and update and expand already existing articles.

Cabot Library
Student Life

For Some Students, Renovated Cabot Science Library Tops Lamont

Students say they are pleased by the Cabot Science Library's modern look, with some declaring the airy Science Center space now superior to Lamont Library.

Cabot Library
Libraries

Cabot Library

Chris Y. Zhang ‘18 and Peter W. Chang ‘18 make use of the newly re-opened study space on the first floor of Cabot Science Library, which was closed for renovation works for ten months.

Cabot Library
Libraries

Cabot Library

Ben Z. Zhang ‘18 and Alex C. Raines ‘20 work in the newly renovated Cabot Science Library on Monday afternoon. The first floor of the library, which was closed for construction since the end of the 2015-16 academic year, reopened on Monday morning.