October 7, 2014—Research on the go for Harvard faculty, students and staff just got a little bit easier: they can now check out library resources from 12 partner university libraries while traveling and even bring them home. With the launch of... Read more
Please note that the Harvard Depository will be closing early—at 3:30 pm—on Thursday, July 3, with the facility remaining closed throughout the Fourth of July weekend. A sizable backlog of HD retrieval... Read more
May 2, 2014—Harvard alumni have repeatedly requested that access to the Library’s electronic resources be extended to them after they graduate. Several Harvard schools license subject-based packages for the use of their own alumni population, and... Read more
January 14, 2014— A new procedure, called Secure Exit, will help ease departure lines and improve security at Widener and Lamont libraries.
Secure Exit allows security guards to scan items—instead of manually reviewing them—to ensure that... Read more
A message from Matthew Sheehy, head of Access Services:
This week we will launch the first phase of the intra-library delivery service we have branded “Harvard Direct.” Patrons will be able to request books from Countway, Law and... Read more
Access Services would like to introduce Harvard Direct, a new service that will provide easier access to books through an intra-library delivery service and paging.
Patrons will see a “Request Item” link in Hollis for... Read more
October 15, 2013--HOLLIS now supports the display of thumbnails for content designated as "key content" by staff. One designated thumbnail displays in the search results,... Read more