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Cabot Science Library

Cabot is Harvard's principal general science library. In addition to serving undergraduates, the library has research collections in mathematics, statistics, earth and planetary sciences, psychology and science-related interdisciplinary studies.


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Contact Information

 
(617) 495-5355
cabcirc@fas.harvard.edu
cabcirc@fas.harvard.edu
Address:
Science Center, One Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
 
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HOURS OF OPERATION

 
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ABOUT

 

Cabot is Harvard's principal general science library. In addition to serving undergraduates, the library has research collections in mathematics, statistics, earth and planetary sciences, psychology and science-related interdisciplinary studies.

Added Names/Aliases: Godfrey Lowell Cabot Science Library, Cabot Library

Cabot is Harvard's principal general science library. In addition to serving undergraduates, the library has research collections in mathematics, statistics, earth and planetary sciences, psychology and science-related interdisciplinary studies.

Added Names/Aliases: Godfrey Lowell Cabot Science Library, Cabot Library

Cabot is Harvard's principal general science library. In addition to serving undergraduates, the library has research collections in mathematics, statistics, earth and planetary sciences, psychology and science-related interdisciplinary studies.

Added Names/Aliases: Godfrey Lowell Cabot Science Library, Cabot Library

Cabot is Harvard's principal general science library. In addition to serving undergraduates, the library has research collections in mathematics, statistics, earth and planetary sciences, psychology and science-related interdisciplinary studies.

Added Names/Aliases: Godfrey Lowell Cabot Science Library, Cabot Library

Cabot is Harvard's principal general science library. In addition to serving undergraduates, the library has research collections in mathematics, statistics, earth and planetary sciences, psychology and science-related interdisciplinary studies.

Added Names/Aliases: Godfrey Lowell Cabot Science Library, Cabot Library

Cabot is Harvard's principal general science library. In addition to serving undergraduates, the library has research collections in mathematics, statistics, earth and planetary sciences, psychology and science-related interdisciplinary studies.

Added Names/Aliases: Godfrey Lowell Cabot Science Library, Cabot Library

Cabot is Harvard's principal general science library. In addition to serving undergraduates, the library has research collections in mathematics, statistics, earth and planetary sciences, psychology and science-related interdisciplinary studies.

Added Names/Aliases: Godfrey Lowell Cabot Science Library, Cabot Library

Cabot is Harvard's principal general science library. In addition to serving undergraduates, the library has research collections in mathematics, statistics, earth and planetary sciences, psychology and science-related interdisciplinary studies.

Added Names/Aliases: Godfrey Lowell Cabot Science Library, Cabot Library

Cabot is Harvard's principal general science library. In addition to serving undergraduates, the library has research collections in mathematics, statistics, earth and planetary sciences, psychology and science-related interdisciplinary studies.

Added Names/Aliases: Godfrey Lowell Cabot Science Library, Cabot Library

Cabot is Harvard's principal general science library. In addition to serving undergraduates, the library has research collections in mathematics, statistics, earth and planetary sciences, psychology and science-related interdisciplinary studies.

Added Names/Aliases: Godfrey Lowell Cabot Science Library, Cabot Library

Cabot is Harvard's principal general science library. In addition to serving undergraduates, the library has research collections in mathematics, statistics, earth and planetary sciences, psychology and science-related interdisciplinary studies.

Added Names/Aliases: Godfrey Lowell Cabot Science Library, Cabot Library

Cabot is Harvard's principal general science library. In addition to serving undergraduates, the library has research collections in mathematics, statistics, earth and planetary sciences, psychology and science-related interdisciplinary studies.

Added Names/Aliases: Godfrey Lowell Cabot Science Library, Cabot Library

Cabot is Harvard's principal general science library. In addition to serving undergraduates, the library has research collections in mathematics, statistics, earth and planetary sciences, psychology and science-related interdisciplinary studies.

Added Names/Aliases: Godfrey Lowell Cabot Science Library, Cabot Library

Cabot is Harvard's principal general science library. In addition to serving undergraduates, the library has research collections in mathematics, statistics, earth and planetary sciences, psychology and science-related interdisciplinary studies.

Added Names/Aliases: Godfrey Lowell Cabot Science Library, Cabot Library

Cabot is Harvard's principal general science library. In addition to serving undergraduates, the library has research collections in mathematics, statistics, earth and planetary sciences, psychology and science-related interdisciplinary studies.

Added Names/Aliases: Godfrey Lowell Cabot Science Library, Cabot Library

Cabot is Harvard's principal general science library. In addition to serving undergraduates, the library has research collections in mathematics, statistics, earth and planetary sciences, psychology and science-related interdisciplinary studies.

Added Names/Aliases: Godfrey Lowell Cabot Science Library, Cabot Library

Cabot is Harvard's principal general science library. In addition to serving undergraduates, the library has research collections in mathematics, statistics, earth and planetary sciences, psychology and science-related interdisciplinary studies.

Added Names/Aliases: Godfrey Lowell Cabot Science Library, Cabot Library

Cabot is Harvard's principal general science library. In addition to serving undergraduates, the library has research collections in mathematics, statistics, earth and planetary sciences, psychology and science-related interdisciplinary studies.

Added Names/Aliases: Godfrey Lowell Cabot Science Library, Cabot Library

 

Collections

 

Overview

Collections include: astronomy, biochemistry, biotechnology, botany, chemistry, ecology, environment, general science, geology, medicine, microbiology, natural history, neuroscience, oceanography, physiology, physics, agriculture and zoology.

 
 

LIBRARY SERVICES

 
  • Course Reserves
  • Course Reserves are available from the Cabot Services Desk on the lower level.

  • Interlibrary Loan
  • InterLibrary Loan is available for pickup at the Cabot Services Desk on the lower level.

  • Ask a Librarian
  • Ask A Librarian provides assistance through email and online chat.

 
 

LIBRARY STAFF

 
Clark, George Research Librarian Request an Appointment
Leach, Michael Head of Collection Development in the Cabot Science Library Request an Appointment
Lowrie, Reed Manager, Reference and Information Services Cabot, Lamont, and Widener Libraries and Virtual Reference Services / FAS Libraries Request an Appointment
Van Epps, Amy S Director for Sciences and Engineering Services Request an Appointment
Vedantham, Anu Director of Learning and Teaching Services Request an Appointment
 

VISITOR POLICIES

 
  • Visitor
  • Cabot Science Library admits all individuals who hold a current Harvard ID or an HCL Special Borrower Card and Extension School degree candidates. Cabot is also open to non-degree Extension School students who present their current course registration and a photo ID. Non-Harvard students and affiliates must present a current photo ID from another educational institution and sign in at the Security Desk. See Cabot's Admittance Policies page.  For access to Government Documents, email cabcirc@fas.harvard.edu.

 
 

ACCESSIBILITY

 
  • For more information, or to arrange for assistance in advance, please contact Joshua Parker, Associate Director of Access Services for Faculty of Arts & Sciences Libraries (Joshua_parker@harvard.edu), 617-575-9010.