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Please note that in observation of Harvard University's winter closing, Ask a Librarian and chat services will be unavailable beginning at 5pm on Saturday, December 19, 2020. We'll return with intersession hours Monday, January 4, 2021. If you have a question, you can review our FAQs.


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