The Harvard University Library (HUL) is one of the five largest
research libraries in the world, and it is committed to maintaining its
excellence in the digital era. HUL’s Office for Information Systems
(OIS) develops, implements, and maintains innovative and stable systems
and services that support the academic and research mission of the
University by providing integrated and coherent access to research
materials and resources.
To achieve its mission, OIS collaborates with a wide variety of
staff and committees across Harvard, including librarians, curators,
and instructional technology staff, on innovative projects and
strategic initiatives that aim to integrate technology services,
digital catalogs, and content into the fabric of the University.
By participating in strategic partnerships with colleagues and
organizations nationally and internationally, OIS promotes the
development of models, standards, and infrastructure to support
research, teaching, and scholarly communication in the digital