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Two Harvard Law School Library Programs, Stacklife and Library Cloud, were recognized for their innovation and functionality on campus and in the community.... Read more

February 11, 2014—In 1958, Erwin Griswold, dean of Harvard Law School (HLS), was invited to observe a South African treason trial of more than 100 anti-apartheid activists and leaders who had been charged... Read more

October 29, 2013—Link rot occurs when hyperlinks to a source in an article break, leaving scholars without access to important information.

To address the problem, Jonathan Zittrain, professor of law and computer science and vice dean for... Read more

October 15, 2013—In 1776, copies of the Massachusetts Bay Colony’s authorized edition of the Declaration of Independence were disseminated to parish ministers of all denominations as a means to let congregants—which at that time meant nearly all... Read more

September 24, 2013—Jane Kelly, Historical & Special Collections assistant, and Margaret Peachy, curator of digital collections, both of the Harvard Law School Library, said they felt lucky to have the opportunity to curate an exhibition that... Read more

September 24, 2013—On September 20, the Harvard Law School Library hosted its ninth annual “Love Your Library Fest,” in which law students were introduced to the library by visiting various stations, including Historical & Special Collections... Read more

September 10, 2013—For two years, June Casey, librarian for open access initiatives and scholarly communication at the Law School, has organized talks featuring Law School faculty members who have recently published books. She has already... Read more

August 13, 2013—Trophies, in addition to books, circulate through the Harvard Law School Library. There are three trophies, of three different sizes, each depicting a five-card poker hand. These trophies are displayed proudly in staff offices.... Read more

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­June 18, 2013—It is not unusual for a visitor to the Harvard Law School Library’s Historical & Special Collections (HSC) reading room to ask a... Read more