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7/21/2020 at 7:39:31 PM GMT
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Though museums are closed, the work continues

By Manisha Aggarwal-Schifellite--

"In the days since the pandemic sent Harvard's museum online, many have been sharing their offerings with the public through virtual tours, talks, and gallery displays.  

But behind the scenes, staff members from across the network have pivoted from their normal duties in curation, collections management, and conservation to the enormous task of updating, adding, and editing data for millions of items housed in University collections, efforts that will prove invaluable for those doing research in them.

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To continue reading, see: 

Manisha Aggarwal-Schifellite, "Though museums are closed, the work continues," The Harvard Gazette (June 3, 2020): https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2020/06/harvard-museums-tackle-database-updates-improvements/ 



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