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Library Services

Harvard Library

Access and Borrowing

Front steps of Widener Library, angle shot of pillars

 If you are a visiting researcher seeking to obtain library access and/or borrowing privileges, you will need to bring the following to your appointment in the Access & Borrowing Office located in Widener Library Room 130:

  1. An original and current government issued photo ID

Although it is not required, please consider wearing a face covering while inside Harvard Library spaces.


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