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  • 4/16/24 - April @ HKS Library
    • Data + Donuts: Register for the next two Fridays
    • Graduating student info sessions: What can I keep using as an alum?
    • Accessibility training: Creating accessible PDFs
    • New book display: Arab American Heritage Month
    • New books in the Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Collection
  • 3/21/24 - March @ HKS Library
    • Data + Donuts: Announcing our Spring speakers
    • Womens History Month: Events and book display
    • IARA’s Sports & Racial Justice reading list
    • Give HKS Library books a second life
    • New notification & fine system for overdue library tech
  • 2/21/24 - Library Events & Resources
    • Get expert support making your PAE/SYPA accessible
    • Make an appointment with a Peer Writing Tutor
    • Celebrate Black History Month with dinner and a movie
    • Explore the AAPI Caucus heritage map in the Library Commons
    • Next week: Programming + Pizza and Zotero workshop
  • 1/31/24 - February @ HKS Library
    • Data & methods support for PAE/SYPA writers
    • This Friday: Making your PAE/SYPA accessible
    • Next week: Transcribing sensitive content with Whisper
    • Next week: Introduction to GIS
    • Next week: Programming + Pizza
    • New collection: Childrens Books!
    • New book display: Black History Month
  • 1/9/24 - January @ HKS Library
    • Data Carpentry: Learn to organize, clean, & analyze your data
    • Ease into the spring semester with a community coffee break
    • Library & IT Pop-Ups: Come say hi!
    • Workshops: Making your PAE/SYPA accessible
    • Workshops: Zotero
    • Office hours: R & Python // GIS & Mapping
    • Diversity, Inclusion, & Belonging Collection: New website & most-borrowed books of 2023

  • 12/1/23 - December @ HKS Library
    • Next Friday: Data + Donuts with Christina Langer on the Value of Apprenticeship Skills in the Labor Market
    • Next Wednesday: Last Programming + Pizza of 2023
    • Just Released Video: Behind the Book on Lauren Brodskys Because Data Can't Speak for Itself: A Practical Guide to Telling Persuasive Policy Stories
    • ICYMI: Make an Appointment with a Peer Writing Tutor
    • Early Bird Registration: Data Carpentry Workshop on R, Spreadsheets, and OpenRefine
    • New Book Display: AI, Data, and Algorithmic Justice
    • Register for Unabridged: A Library Research Intensive
  • 11/8/23 - November @ HKS Library
    • PAE Support Events: Writing a Data Management & Safety Plan
    • Making Your PAE/SYPA Accessible: Resources, Workshops, & Templates
    • Make an Appointment with a Peer Writing Tutor
    • New Collection: Board Games!
    • Native American/Indigenous Peoples Heritage Month: Community Event & Book Display
    • Next Week: AI Cyber Lunch with James Adams on the Impact of AI on Academic Integrity
  • 10/20/23 - Halfway to Winter Break!
    • Qualitative Data & Methods Support for PAE/SYPA Writers
    • Data + Donuts with Lauren Brodsky on Turning Data into Persuasive Policy Stories
    • Book Talk with Merilee Grindle on Zelia Nuttall and the Search for Mexico’s Ancient Civilizations
    • AI Cyber Lunch with Lorrie Cranor on Designing Usable and Useful Privacy Choice Interfaces
    • Resource Highlight: Bloomberg.com
    • Harvard Library Survey: How Do Students Use AI Chatbots?
    • More Library Workshops and Events
  • 10/5/23 - October @ HKS Library
    • Banned Books Week Display
    • Data + Donuts on Studying Housing Inequity with Big Data
    • LGBTQ History Month Community Gathering
    • Data Visualization Workshops
    • AI Cyber Lunch with Trey Herr: Too Much Cybersecurity Makes the Firm Say No
    • Resource Highlight: AL-Monitor Pro for Middle East News
    • Thank you for building the Diversity, Inclusion, & Belonging Collection!
    • More Library Workshops and Events
  • 9/21/23 - Autumn @ HKS Library
    • Open Source Data Tools for Policy & Design Workshop Series
    • Data + Donuts with Forrest Hangen on Studying Housing Inequities with Big Data
    • AI Cyber Lunch: Katy Gero on AI and the Writer
    • Resource Highlight: The Cook Political Report
    • Borrow Chargers, Calculators, Laptops & More in the Library
    • Latinx Heritage Month through Political Buttons
    • Upcoming Workshops & Office Hours around Harvard Libraries: Zotero, R & Python, GIS, Data Visualization
  • 9/8/23 - September @ HKS Library
    • Coffee Break with the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, & Belonging
    • Stories from the HKS Latinx Community: Heritage Month Celebration
    • Data Cleaning for Geographic Analysis Workshop
    • AI Cyber Lunches
      • Bruce Schneier on How AI Breaks Trust
      • Katy Gero on AI and the Writer: How Technology is Impacting Creative Writing
    • Programming + Pizza: Collaborative Project Space
    • Zotero Workshops
    • Qualitative Data Analysis Workshops
    • Data Visualization Workshops
    • New Book Display: IARA’s Antiracism Summer Reading List
    • Pick Up Your Harvard Library Passport!
  • 8/24/23 - Welcome to the Fall Semester!
    • Get Free News Access
    • Visit the Library and IT in the Sunshine Lobby
    • Register for Zotero and HOLLIS Workshops
    • Drop into Office Hours for R, Python, and GIS
    • Register for Data + Donuts with Hong Qu on Social Media Misinformation Discourse
    • Register for the First Programming + Pizza of the Semester
    • Apply for Your Spouse or Domestic Partner to Borrow Library Books
  • 8/4/23 - August @ HKS Library
    • Register for Data Carpentry
    • Upcoming Workshops, Events, and Office Hours
    • New Student Orientation Slides
    • New Book Display: Equality at Every Size
    • GIS and Map Survey from Harvard Library
  • 7/6/23 - July @ HKS Library
    • Data Visualization Summer Camp at Countway Library
    • New Book Display: Disability Pride Month
  • 6/6/23 - June @ HKS Library
    • Alumni: How to Use the HKS Library
    • Also Alumni: Update Your Email to Keep Getting Newsletters
    • New Book Display: Pride Month
    • Summer Hours
    • Harvard In Focus: Libraries
  • 5/11/23 - May @ HKS Library
    • Next Monday: Graduating Student Checklist Info Session
    • Take the Survey: Student Experiences with Research & Data
    • Tour the Library: PAEs & AAPI Community Stories
    • New Library Hours: May 13-28
  • 4/26/23 - Student Survey & Upcoming Events
    • Take the Survey: Student Experiences with Research & Data
    • This Friday: Data + Donuts on Geocoding Public Health Disparities
    • Just Announced: Data + Donuts on (Mis)understanding the Criminal Legal System through Administrative Data
    • Graduating Student Info Sessions: Save Content, Migrate Accounts, Get Library Alumni Access
    • Latest Additions to Diversity, Inclusion, & Belonging Collection
  • 4/11/23 - April @ HKS Library
    • Graduating Student Resources: Info Sessions & Online Guide
    • Library Resources for Your Job Search
    • Next Week: Text Analysis with R Workshop
    • Meet Jimmy Kane: Student Wellbeing, Health, & Support
    • New Book Display: Arab American Heritage Month
    • Honoring Mel King through Political Buttons
  • 3/21/23 - March @ HKS Library
    • This week: Data visualization support for PAE writers
    • Just announced: Intro to Machine Learning Workshop
    • This Friday: Data + Donuts with Professor Sharad Goel
    • Explore Student Publications in the HKS Library
    • Opportunities for advanced GIS learning
  • 3/6/23 - PAE & SYPA Support
    • Event: Finishing Your PAE - Citations, Design, Copyright & Beyond
    • Meet with librarians on citations, research, or data
    • Meet with Data & Methods Course Assistants
    • Meet with Peer Writing Tutors
    • Join the Writing Accountability Group
    • Important reminder for PAE writers on Data Safety
    • New Book Display: Womens History Month
    • Return of the Harvard Library Passport
  • 2/21/2023 - Research, Write, & Learn
    • Just launched: Writing Accountability Group
    • Make a Zotero appointment
    • Book stands now available for check-out
    • Upcoming events: Data + Donuts, Programming + Pizza
    • Resource highlight: STAT+
  • 2/2/2023 - February @ HKS Library
    • New service: Peer Writing Tutors
    • Workshops: Zotero & Intro to GIS
    • New book display: Black History Month
    • Donate used books
    • Open access milestone: 2 million interactions
    • Love Data week: February 13-17
  • 1/23/2023 - Welcome to the Spring Semester!
    • Upcoming HKS Library events
    • LGBTQI+ Policy Guide launch
    • Donate: Harvard Valentines Day Toiletries, Hygiene, & Totes Drive
    • Other research & data learning opportunities around Harvard
  • 1/6/2023 - New Year, Same Library
    • Library hours before Spring semester
    • Data Carpentry workshop
    • New: Book a research appointment with an HKS librarian
    • January book display: Data & Algorithmic Justice

  • 12/16/2022 - Before Winter Break...
    • Library hours over Winter Break
    • Qualitative data & methods support for PAE/SYPA writers
    • Student organizations & journals can now reserve the Library Commons
    • Recommended break reading: Diversity, Inclusion, & Belonging Collection
  • 12/6/2022 - December @ HKS Library
    • Programming + Pizza next Tuesday
    • Data Carpentry registration open for January
    • End-of-semester research resources
    • Library Commons Gallery now online
    • New book display: December holidays
  • 11/10/2022 - New Events & Resources
    • Programming + Pizza next Tuesday
    • Individual accounts with Bloomberg.com
    • Prison Book Program donations at HLS
    • Political Buttons Collection featured in BuzzFeed
  • 11/1/2022 - November @ HKS Library
    • Changes to hours for Veterans Day & Thanksgiving
    • Data + Donuts this Friday
    • New book display: Native American Heritage Month
    • Political buttons from 2022 Midterm campaigns
    • Resource highlight: Economic Intelligence Unit
  • 10/24/2022 - Open Access Week
    • Open Access Week: Open for Climate Justice (October 24-30)
    • Upcoming events: Data visualization, Zotero, Data + Donuts, Programming + Pizza
    • Data help for PAE & SYPA writers
    • New books by HKS authors
    • Resource highlight: LegiStorm
  • 10/13/2022 - Support on papers & exams 
    • Zotero workshops
    • Borrow-a-calculator
    • Research support services
    • Writing Consultant from the HKS Communications Program
    • Study break: stream free horror movies for spooky season
  • 9/30/2022 - October @ HKS Library
    • Next Friday: Data + Donuts with Victoria Asbury
    • Data visualization workshops: Open source data tools for policy & design
    • Help with quantitative & qualitative methods for PAE & SYPA writers
    • New book display: LGBTQ History Month
    • Resource highlight: Gallup Analytics & Microdata
  • 9/19/2022 - Latest events & resources
    • Programming + Pizza with the HKS Librarys Research & Data Services team
    • LGBTQ History Month film screening & discussion: The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson
    • Fireside chat with Dr. Robert Livingston on The Conversation
    • How HKS affiliates can access popular news sources for free
  • 9/12/2022 - Fall @ HKS Library
    • Workshops on Zotero & Library Research
    • Printing at HKS
    • Just announced: Data + Donuts with Reva Dhingra
    • September book display: Latinx Heritage Month
    • Political Buttons Collection
  • 8/23/2022 - Welcome (back) to HKS!
    • Library + IT pop-up tables
    • Library workshops
    • Data + Donuts, Programming + Pizza
    • Behind the Book on Prof. Anthony Saichs From Rebel to Ruler
    • Tours of Houghton & Widener Libraries
    • Return of the Harvard Library Passport
  • 8/3/2022 - August @ HKS Library
    • Zotero & Intro to Library Research workshops
    • Library + IT pop-up tables
    • Volunteer with Software Carpentry
    • Data + Donuts, Programming + Pizza
    • August book display
  • 7/20/2022 - New data events launching this fall
    • Software Carpentry, Programming + Pizza, Data + Donuts