March 4, 2014—Gesturing at a map, crudely drawn with colorful markers, anthropologist Nancy Fried Foster was particularly captivated by a bright, yellow sun in the corner.
That sun prompted the... Read more
March 4, 2014—It’s a full week across the Harvard Library! Check out the exhibitions, presentations, discussions and film screenings scheduled this week.
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I am looking forward to sharing some updates with you at our all-staff meetings scheduled for 10am and 3pm on Thursday. Both will be held in Langdell Hall, and since seating is limited, you can sign up... Read more
I am pleased to invite nominations for the Strategic Conversations Working Group. The Strategic Conversations series is designed to inform the strategic direction of the Library and foster a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship... Read more
“Ethnography and Academic Libraries: Assessment & Design”
Nancy Fried Foster, Senior Anthropologist, Ithaka S+R
Dr. Foster’s talk will cover the use of ethnographic methods in qualitative assessment of library... Read more
A letterpress printing workshop at Houghton Library, a series of symposiums investigating emerging tools for authoring with digital media, and other events made up Wintersession, 10 days of lectures, hands-on presentations and panels hosted... Read more
January 21, 2014—The start of spring semester 2014 provides several opportunities across Harvard’s libraries to enjoy an exhibition, join a workshop, attend a lecture or see a film. Events occurring over the next few weeks are listed below. To... Read more