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HOLLIS - covers books, many journal articles formerly available only in databases, journals, images, maps, manuscript and archival materials, videos, music and open access content from repositories like Harvard’s DASH.

​WorldCat - This database is used to verify citations of items not found in the HOLLIS Catalog or to provide accurate citations for interlibrary loan requests.

How to get print books and articles

At Harvard - There are several ways for Harvard affiliates to borrow physical items available at Harvard's libraries.
  • Search HOLLIS to see if there is a physical copy available on campus and get it from the shelf. Maps and guides to library stacks are available at each library.

  • In HOLLIS, request to pick up the item from the library of your choice. You must be signed into HOLLIS for this feature to work.  Look for the "Request Pick Up" link under Get It to submit your request. [Requests are filled in 1 to 4 business days]

  • Scan & Delivery - request copies of articles or book chapters
Not at Harvard