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Harvard Forest Library

The Harvard Forest is a department of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) of Harvard University. From a center comprised of 3,500 acres of land, research facilities, and the Fisher Museum, the scientists, students, and collaborators at the Forest explore topics ranging from conservation and environmental change to land-use history and the ways in which physical, biological and human systems interact to change our earth.

 

Contact Information

 
(978) 724-3302
hflib@fas.harvard.edu
Address:
324 N. Main Street Petersham, MA, 01366
 
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HOURS OF OPERATION

 
 
 

ABOUT

 

The Harvard Forest Library is a collection of monographs and periodicals related to the study of forest ecology, with an emphasis on the Northeast deciduous forest. The collection is searchable online through HOLLIS, the Harvard Library catalog. The HF Library retains all publications from the USDA Northeast Forest Experiment Station, the majority of those from the Southern and North Central Stations, and selected publications from other regions.

Added Names/Aliases: Forest Library

The Harvard Forest Library is a collection of monographs and periodicals related to the study of forest ecology, with an emphasis on the Northeast deciduous forest. The collection is searchable online through HOLLIS, the Harvard Library catalog. The HF Library retains all publications from the USDA Northeast Forest Experiment Station, the majority of those from the Southern and North Central Stations, and selected publications from other regions.

Added Names/Aliases: Forest Library

The Harvard Forest Library is a collection of monographs and periodicals related to the study of forest ecology, with an emphasis on the Northeast deciduous forest. The collection is searchable online through HOLLIS, the Harvard Library catalog. The HF Library retains all publications from the USDA Northeast Forest Experiment Station, the majority of those from the Southern and North Central Stations, and selected publications from other regions.

Added Names/Aliases: Forest Library

The Harvard Forest Library is a collection of monographs and periodicals related to the study of forest ecology, with an emphasis on the Northeast deciduous forest. The collection is searchable online through HOLLIS, the Harvard Library catalog. The HF Library retains all publications from the USDA Northeast Forest Experiment Station, the majority of those from the Southern and North Central Stations, and selected publications from other regions.

Added Names/Aliases: Forest Library

 

Collections

 

Archives

The Harvard Forest archives consists of a variety of materials, including original research data and notes, publications and theses,maps, comprehensive forestry and vegetation records of all Harvard Forest properties from 1907 to the present, photographs and slides, and regional records such as historical soil and forest surveys and census data.

 
 

LIBRARY STAFF

 
 

VISITOR POLICIES

 
  • Access
  • On-site only access is available for all qualified researchers. Some archive materials are available for use online. Digital cameras and scanner allowed in archives.

  • Circulation
  • Harvard Forest materials do not circulate beyond Harvard Forest. We can photocopy items for ILL or other requests.

 
 

ACCESSIBILITY

 
  • The Harvard Forest Library is not wheelchair accessible. The Harvard Forest Archives is wheelchair accessible.