March 4, 2014—Sarah Thomas, vice president for the Harvard Library and Roy E. Larsen Librarian of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, addressed staff members at two sessions in Langdell Hall on February 27, 2014. Her presentation included updates... Read more
February 25, 2014
This is a brief report on the findings of an external review of the Harvard University Archives by the Harvard Library. The review, which concluded in fall 2013, looked to the future, with... 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
February 11, 2014—Sarah Thomas, vice president for the Harvard Library, will hold two all-staff meetings on February 27 to update staff members on current and future library activities.
Space is limited, so RSVP to a... Read more
February 4, 2014
I wanted to update you on MOU results for FY13 and share next steps for developing FY15 MOUs.
For the FY13 MOU results and lessons learned, please see a memo I sent to administrative deans,... Read more
Dear Harvard community members:
I write to update you on the events that disrupted activities on the Cambridge campus today.
As I reported earlier, four buildings were closed this morning so that they could be searched by law... Read more
December 17, 2013
As we near the end of the calendar year, I have been reflecting on the Harvard Library. There’s much that is good and some things that are works in progress. You, library staff members, are... Read more
November 26, 3013
I am looking forward to my first Thanksgiving in the United States for many years. In 2010, Oxford's students picked Thanksgiving eve to take over the Bodleian's historic Radcliffe Camera, and I... Read more
November 19, 2013—In September 2013, Sarah Thomas, vice president for the Harvard Library, appointed a review committee to evaluate the Affinity Group Model... Read more