Accelerate Your Startup Research for the Challenges
Rev up your startup research with help from librarians from across the Harvard Library system!
This dynamic, interactive workshop will focus on your startup research challenges, questions and concerns. We’ll show you tips and tricks to more strategically and effectively approach your research. Not sure where to start? Not sure which libraries and sources are available to you? Not sure which databases hold the information that your team needs? Librarians will help with all of these questions (and more!) to ensure your research success in the competitive startup environment. We’ll help you to:
- Discover discipline-specific tools and strategies to chart the frontiers of research and practice.
- Understand the wealth of information that you have access to via the libraries- including information on regulations and advances in the sciences.
- Scan the current business environment that you’ll be entering; identify competitors; research an industry, company or market.
- Identify important links between education, venture creation and entrepreneurial performance.
Leading the discussion:
Sarah Dickinson, Loeb Library, Harvard Graduate School of Design
Meghan Dolan, Baker Library, Harvard Business School
Deb Garson, Gutman Library, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Ramona Islam, Harvard College Library
Lisa Junghahn, Langdell Library, Harvard Law School
Kristen Koob, Harvard Kennedy School Library
David Osterbur, Countway Library, Harvard Medical School
**This session is for current Harvard students and Harvard affiliates with library access.**
We check all attendee registrations at the door. Please bring a printed or smartphone copy of your EventBrite registration and Harvard student ID if you have registered as a Harvard Student. Attendance will be limited to registered guests and tickets will not be available at the door.
Note: Harvard Shuttles have a stop directly across from the i-lab, and you can track the shuttles online here: http://harvard.transloc.com/ If you are driving, please park in the i-lab's lot (entrance on Western Avenue, directions and payment information are here: http://i-lab.harvard.edu/parking).
When & Where
Harvard Innovation Labs
The Harvard Innovation Labs consist of a vibrant, cross-disciplinary ecosystem for the Harvard community to explore innovation and entrepreneurship while building deeper connections. It is an excellent example of the One Harvard vision and a leading catalyst for the Allston Science and Enterprise District.The Innovation Labs fosters unprecedented collaboration among Harvard students, faculty, entrepreneurs, and members of the Allston and Greater Boston communities.
The Harvard i-lab is the central component of the Harvard Innovation Labs. It is an educational collaborative for all current Harvard students from any Harvard school to explore innovation and entrepreneurship at any stage. it provides open co-working space, a vibrant community of peer and mentor support, experiential programming, and a 12-week Venture Incubation Program, helping student teams take their ideas further, faster.
The Launch Lab is a critical extension of the growing Harvard Innovation Labs. It provides eligible Harvard alumni leading high-potential early-stage startups with a curated community including collaborative coworking space, business building programming, and access to i-lab advisors and mentors. It fosters continued connection between alumni, current students, and the Harvard commnunity as a whole.