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New at the Libraries
New at the Libraries

September 2, 2014—What’s new at Harvard’s libraries this semester? New services, programs and spaces designed to meet user needs in new, often innovative ways.

Search across Harvard’s vast library resources from a single starting point.

HOLLIS+ uses a single starting point to search across books, articles, images, etc.
HOLLIS+ integrates with your account for a seamless user experience.
HOLLIS+ provides complete support for search and display of vernacular scripts and transliterations.
HOLLIS+ quick tips.

Avoid exit lines at two of Harvard’s busiest libraries.

Self-checkout machines will open in Lamont and Cabot soon.
Additional exits are now open from 9am-5pm at Pusey Library and Lamont.

Materials pickup/dropoff at the library of your choice.

HarvardDirect delivers Harvard-owned materials to a library selected by the patron.
Materials delivered through Interlibrary Loan can be retrieved from a patron-selected library.

Enjoy the new Tozzer Library.

Harvard’s anthropological library re-opened after a two-year renovation. The redesigned LEED-certified
space features natural light, comfortable seating, integrated technology and collaborative learning

Book a carrel online.

Reserve a quiet space to study this semester entirely online. Modeled on airline seat selection systems, Inscriptio quickly and easily books a carrel from a map of available spaces.

Receive speedy answers to copyright questions.

Librarians trained in copyright law are available through the new Copyright First Responders Program.

Explore collections through library exhibitions.

  From the Alps to the Ocean in Pusey Library features WWI maps
  InsideOUT: Contemporary Bindings of Private Press Books in Houghton Library
  What They Wrote, What They Saved at Schlesinger Library
  Lives of the Great Patriotic War, an exhibit from the Blavatnik Archive, will be held at Pusey Library
  Life Beyond the Law: Exploring Student Life Outside the Harvard Law School Classroom at the Harvard Law School Library
  Updates on fall 2014 exhibitions will be posted regularly, or please check the Harvard Library calendar.