Ernst Mayr Library

Museum of Comparative Zoology
Ernst Mayr Library preserves and provides information resources and services to support the research and teaching activities of the Harvard University community, especially the science community.
Today: 9am - 5pm
Special Collections 9:30am - 12:30pm. 2pm - 4:30pm


Reservable space Reservable space
Quiet study areas Quiet study areas
Conversation areas Conversation areas
Couches / arm chairs Couches / arm chairs
Private desks Private desks
Food and drink allowed Food and drink allowed
Lockers Lockers
Special collections and archives Special collections and archives
Printers / scanners / copiers Printers / scanners / copiers


26 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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The library is open to:

  • Harvard ID holders
  • Harvard Museums of Science and Culture members
  • General public with ID (limited access)