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April 23, 2013—The Affinity Group Heads seek input and perspective on the discussion document “Towards a Collections and Content Development Strategic Plan.”
April 16, 2013
The Affinity Group Heads are seeking your input and perspective on the discussion document “Towards a Collections and Content Development Strategic Plan.”
Proposed recommendations in this discussion document focus on strategies for the development of intellectually coherent collections and content across the Harvard Library, and affirm the continuing importance of librarians, curators, and archivists to work closely with their faculties and other constituencies to address the dynamic changes in the research, teaching, and learning landscape. After consultation with the University community, resulting recommendations will go to the Harvard Library Board for approval... read more
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Sean Crawford joined the Information and Technical Services Serials Cataloging Unit on April 8. He joined Harvard in 2005, first as a serials specialist and most recently as serials check-in supervisor at Widener Library. Crawford also held temporary appointments in the Monograph Acquisitions and Copy Cataloging Western Europe Unit and in the E-Resources, Serials and Government (ESG) Documents... read more
The Harvard/MIT team will collaborate with the Metropolitan New York Library Council/Brooklyn Historical Society team.
April 12, 2013—Two affiliated projects proposed by a Harvard/MIT team and a Metropolitan New York Library Council/Brooklyn Historical Society team each received a 2013 Laura Bush 21st-Century Librarian Program Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).
The awards will support the projects “Testing the National Digital Stewardship Residency Model in Boston, MA” and “National Digital Stewardship Residency in New York.” These projects will test the pilot program developed by the Library of Congress in Washington, DC to help 10 students gain the skills, experience and network to begin successful careers in digital stewardship... read more