The right to read
What happens when we quash freedom of expression in the form of reading? Harvard Library’s Lesliediana Jones discusses the recent U.S. trend of book banning.
HBCU Library Alliance and Harvard are teaming up to digitize and preserve African American history collections.Read More
In 1989, archivist Irina Klyagin made a remarkable discovery that changed Russian ballet scholarship.
Preservation Services staff work to maintain, protect, and repair library collections.
Journalism and libraries
Librarians are teaming up with journalists to promote media literacy, spur civic engagement, and take on reporting projects.
Harvard Libraries are reimagining access for their vast array of digitized articles, books, and multimedia to ensure they are accessible to users of different abilities.
An accessible future
Harvard staff, faculty, and alumni are reimagining what libraries can look like, how libraries can merge physical and digital assets, how online lending can best serve everyone, and many more considerations for the future of these community cornerstones.
An equitable future
Harvard experts are promoting equity in libraries by expanding access to the world of art, democratizing knowledge, creating open and collaborative archives of modern history, and constantly examining the past.