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Lamont Enhancements for the Fall

September 24, 2018

There are many reasons why Lamont remains a constant presence in the daily routines of Harvard students. Students hang out in the café, find quiet places to study, and create projects using the latest digital tools all in one place. This semester, Lamont is evolving into a new kind of community space for sharing ideas and expertise around tools and resources for digital learning. 

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Connecting Harvard History to its Surroundings

January 25, 2018

A cloth banner bearing a defiant red fist urges students to strike. An aged letter grants colonial troops permission to use Harvard Yard during the Revolutionary War and announces the accompanying campus relocation to Concord.

When students from Ariane Liazos’ expository writing class step into the Harvard University Archives — where they’re surrounded by stacks of private letters, Crimson articles, and protest buttons — they learn how many of the objects safeguarded at Harvard tell a story. [...]

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Reed Lowrie and Hugh Truslow Speak on Fake News

November 28, 2017
Hugh Truslow and SAP's Reed Lowrie presented their paper "Caught Up in the Maelstrom: How Two Academic Librarians Waded Into the Dangerous Undercurrents of Disinformation and Grasped the Need for Libraries to Help Chart a Course Forward" at a conference in Prague. The paper covers their experience authoring and defending a LibGuide on 'fake news' and disinformation. You can check out the Guide ... Read more about Reed Lowrie and Hugh Truslow Speak on Fake News

Peer Research Fellows Help Undergrads Tackle Tough Research Questions

October 23, 2017

It’s up to Lisa Chille ’18 to steer the boat in the right direction when she races with the Harvard Heavyweights. In her role as coxswain on the crew team, she gains the trust of her teammates, harnessing their power and coordinating their movements toward a successful finish.

Chille also balances leadership and teamwork in her academics. As a Peer Research Fellow, she helps Currier House undergraduates maneuver challenging research questions.

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