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Service

Get Fine Arts materials digitized

Request books, photographs, slides or transparencies to be scanned and digitized for teaching and research.

Student viewing slides

The Fine Arts Library's Digital Images and Slides Collection can provide copy photography by request for teaching and research.

Materials including books, photographs, slides or transparencies can be digitized. Image subject matter should be related to the visual arts, archaeology, architecture, or material culture.

All materials digitized by request will also be made available online to the Harvard community.

Make a request

All Harvard ID holders can request these materials. Faculty and classroom teaching requests are given first priority. No fees associated with this service.

If you need assistance in filling out the form, please contact us. In particular, we invite first time users of this service to contact us to have a conversation about your imaging needs.

Submit a request:

To make a request, fill out the Imaging Order Request Form. Please read the instructions before filling out the form, and bring it with the materials to be digitized to one of our offices.

  • Drop off is available at Sackler Building Room 317 (located at 485 Broadway) Monday through Friday 10am-12pm and 3pm-7pm
  • Drop off at Lamont Library is available by appointment. To make an appointment, please contact Bill Connor at 617-495-3376 or wsconnor@fas.harvard.edu

Production time:

Please allow at least 5 business days per 50 images.