Research Assistance

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Ramona Islam
Liaison to Celtic Studies and Folklore & Mythology
Widener Library
(617) 384-5848
Research Instruction:
In Lamont B-30, guest instructor Ramona Islam will teach library e-research basics and how to create an annotated bibliography from 6:30–8 p.m. on:
  • Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
  • Thursday, July 9th, 2015

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Finding Your Way in the Harvard Library

The libraries where you will find the most materials for this course are:

 Widener Library Lamont Library

Widener Library

Lamont Library

The Harvard Library is an organization of more than 70 libraries supporting research throughout Harvard University. The Harvard Library site is a gateway to the resources in the libraries, the archives, and to the more than 6,000 electronic resources to which the Harvard Libraries subscribe.

Getting a PIN

If you do not yet have a Harvard PIN, go to the Harvard University PIN Administration Site.

It is important to have a Harvard PIN (Personal Identification Number) in order to use the library and its resources. This is different from a DCE PIN, which begins with @. The Harvard PIN does not begin with @.

Why do you need a Harvard PIN?

  1. To connect to the library's subscription databases from off-campus.

  2. To request library materials via the following services:

Requests from the Harvard Depository via HOLLIS+ or HOLLIS Classic

Get It via HOLLIS+ or HOLLIS Classic:

Other Get It services:

Harvard Direct requests via HOLLIS+ or HOLLIS Classic