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852 RARE: A Refresher from Historical & Special Collections

September 2, 2015

Welcome to campus! Longtime followers of Et Seq. may know that the Library’s Historical & Special Collections staff often submit posts under the heading “852 RARE.” With the start of a new academic year, we wanted to provide a quick reminder of how the name “852 RARE” came to be. The name pays homage to the MARC (Machine Readable […]

Observations of a New HLS Librarian

September 1, 2015

Welcome to the 1L class, HLS class of 2018!  In a way, we are in the same boat.  I am a first year academic law librarian, and I am also new to Harvard Law School life, schedules, pressures, pitfalls, and wonder.  I went in to orientation this week not knowing what to expect, who I’d […]

852 Rare: The Brief, “A Clever Bit of Legal Jesting”

August 26, 2015

Don’t ever let someone tell you that law students don’t have a sense of humor… there is plenty of evidence in Historical & Special Collections (HSC) that proves otherwise! A recent discovery in the stacks turned up a quirky and irreverent periodical written by Harvard Law students in the early 20th century. The Brief, also […]

Scanning Nuremberg: Names and persons, patience, and the role of judges

August 26, 2015

Post by Matt Seccombe, originally written August 5, 2015 Scanning Nuremberg shares the observations and insights of Matt Seccombe, Nuremberg Trials Project Metadata Manager/Document Analyst, as he analyzes documents for digitization as part of the HLS Library’s Nuremberg Trials Project website.  My agenda for July was to complete the analysis of the defense documents for Rothaug and […]

Your Summer Reading

August 21, 2015

Earlier this summer–yes, despite all the back-to-school prep happening on campus, it IS still summer–we used our bulletin board to ask you what was on your summer reading list. And you told us. It was a lot of fun for everyone here to see the huge variety of titles that everyone posted and to watch as the […]