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Interlibrary Loan Services

Use interlibrary loan (ILL) to request materials not owned by Harvard libraries. Each faculty library has its own ILL service. Select the faculty and library with which you are affiliated from the list below. For example, if you are an HBS student or faculty member, use the link below for the Harvard Business School—Baker Library (Knowledge and Library Services) ILL service.

 
 

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Blue Hill Meteorological Observatory Library (FAS)

 

  • ILL General Information
  • Phone: 617-495-2836
  • ILL Note: Articles and books which are not available at Gordon McKay and Blue Hill Libraries may be requested from other libraries on and off campus. This service is available to faculty, students, staff and affiliates of SEAS. If you would like to place a request for an interlibrary loan, you may fill out our electronic request forms for books or for articles in periodicals. You may also request a paper form at the Circulation Desk. If you have any questions about this service, please contact the staff by phone or email.

 

Botany Libraries (FAS)

 

  • Phone: 617-495-2366
  • ILL Note: Although the Botany Libraries collections do not circulate to other Harvard Libraries, photocopies will be provided free of charge.

 

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library (FAS)

 

  • Phone: 202-339-6445
  • ILL Note: Contact interlibrary loan librarian at ILL@doaks.org

 

Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology (FAS)

 

  • ILL General Information
  • Phone: 617-495-2475 or 617-496-1058
  • ILL Note: Articles and books which are not available at Harvard libraries may be requested. For more information, or if you would like to place a request, email mczill@oeb.harvard.edu, call 617-496-1058, or stop by the Reference Desk. We serve Harvard faculty, students, and other affiliates who need materials in the fields of life sciences and natural history.

 

Gordon McKay Library of Engineering and Applied Sciences (FAS)

 

  • ILL General Information
  • Phone: 617-495-2836
  • ILL Note: Articles and books which are not available at Gordon McKay and Blue Hill Libraries may be requested from other libraries on and off campus. This service is available to faculty, students, staff and affiliates of SEAS. If you would like to place a request for an interlibrary loan, you may fill out our electronic request forms for books or for articles in periodicals. You may also request a paper form at the Circulation Desk. If you have any questions about this service, please contact the staff by phone or email.

 

Robbins Library of Philosophy (FAS)

 

  • ILL Note: Internal ILL Policy: Robbins does not lend to other Harvard libraries. External ILL Policy: Robbins does not lend to non-Harvard libraries. ILL Borrowing Policy: Robbins does not borrow materials for patrons.

 

John G. Wolbach Library (FAS)

 

  • Phone: 617-496-5769

 

Frances Loeb Library (Harvard Graduate School of Design)

 

  • ILL General Information
  • Phone: 617-495-9163
  • ILL Note: Articles and books which are not available at the Harvard Libraries may be requested from other libraries around the country. This service is available to faculty, students, and staff of the GSD ONLY. If you would like to place a request for an interlibrary loan, you may fill out our electronic request forms for books or for articles in periodicals. You may also request a paper form at the Reference Desk. If you have any questions about this service, please contact the Reference staff by phone or email.

 

Gutman Library (Harvard Graduate School of Education)

 


 

Baker Library/Knowledge and Library Services (Harvard Business School)


 

Cabot Science Library (HCL)

 


 

Harvard-Yenching Library (HCL)

 


 

Widener Library (HCL)

 

  • ILL General Information
  • ILL Article Request
  • ILL Book Request
  • Phone: Borrowing: 617-495-2972, Lending: 617-495-2431
  • ILL Note: The Widener ILL Borrowing service is for affiliates of Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Sciences—including faculty, staff, currently enrolled undergraduates and graduate students, degree candidates of the Extension School, and departments and staff affiliated with Central Administration.

 

Andover-Harvard Theological Library (Harvard Divinity School)

 

  • ILL for HDS Students
  • ILL for HDS Faculty & Staff
  • Phone: (617) 495-5788
  • ILL Note: Interlibrary loan services (for books or articles not available here or at other Harvard libraries in Cambridge) are available through Andover-Harvard Theological Library to all Harvard Divinity School students, faculty, and staff who carry valid Harvard University photo ID cards.

 

Harvard Law School Library

 


 

Countway Library of Medicine (Harvard Medical School)

 


 

Harvard Kennedy School Library