This library research guide is designed to support Dr. Janet Sylvester's EXPO E-25 course. Using the pages on the left-menu, we hope to support your various information needs.​

  • Are you just getting started and need to develop your topic?
    • Use the HOLLIS page, where you will find help using HOLLIS, Harvard Library’s catalog. 
    • Use the Databases page, where you will find recommended resources that provide a general background and overview.
  • Are you in need of research articles or sources for your assignment?
    • Use the HOLLIS page and look for guidance on keyword searching and refining your results.
    • Use the Databases page, where you will find recommend resources that provide articles.
  • Do you need to evaluate sources or use peer-reviewed articles?
  • Are you writing your paper and in need of help?
  • Do you live outside of Cambridge and Harvard?

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Need More Help?

If you didn't find the help you needed on this guide, here are some additional options for help:

  • The Get Research Help webpage offers various resources, including finding subject specialists, which is a good idea for degree-candidates working towards a thesis. 
  • The Ask a Librarian webpage offers an online chat service, an email form if you are unsure about who to ask for subject-expertise help or specific questions, and a form to request a research appointment.
  • If you have general questions about the libraries, see the Library Guide for Harvard Extension School.
  • Also, feel free to email me, Jonathan Paulo, Online Learning and Reference Librarian jonathan_paulo@harvard.edu or Mary Frances Angelini, Research Librarian for the Extension School angelini@fas.harvard.edu.