Contact a Librarian for Research Help

Contact Information for Harvard Libraries

  • Widener Library (Humanities & Social Sciences) - (617) 495-2413;

Technology Help

Contact Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) for technology assistance.

Disability Services

The libraries are committed to providing equal access to collections, services, and programs for all Harvard students, faculty, and staff. To this end, library staff will make every reasonable effort to assist users with disabilities. We strongly advise telephone or e-mail inquiries in advance of on-site visits.

The services that are available at all HCL libraries include:

  • Physical access to the buildings
  • Retrieval of materials from the stacks
  • Physical assistance with searching the HOLLIS Catalog or other electronic resources
  • Photocopying of materials for users unable to use the public photocopiers
  • Reference and other assistance by appointment

At Widener Library, please contact Francesca Giacchino for any needs.

At Lamont Library, please contact Lynn Sayers for any needs.

  • Information on accessibility at Harvard in general

Student Employment

If you are seeking employment, we encourage you to consider working in one of Harvard's libraries. Job postings and applications are available on the Harvard College Student Employment Office web site. Good luck!