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Virtual Browsing with Harvard Library

Miss browsing the stacks? So do we. While we can’t completely recreate the experience virtually (you’re on your own when it comes to that old book smell), we can help you browse our shelves from home using HOLLIS.

Virtual Browsing 101

  1. Look up an item in HOLLIS.
  2. In the item record, scroll down to “Shelf View”
  3. Click left and right to see the other items that are next to yours on the shelf.

Here's what that looks like:

This is a great way to explore related titles. Here are some other browsing strategies to browse by call number, subject headings, 3-D tours of library space, apps, and more.

Happy browsing!