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COVID-19 Update for Fall 2023:
- Please refer to Harvard Extension School's Libraries page for detailed information about on-campus resources for degree candidates with Harvard IDs and for on-campus resources for non-degree, registered students seeking class participant library cards.
- To obtain or use your Harvard ID card, or class participant card, to access Harvard libraries, you must first comply with Harvard University's COVID-19 immunization policy. Visit the COVID-19 Updates page for details.
News and Updates
- Unabridged On Demand contains online modules adapted from the in-person workshop for Harvard graduate students, and is now available to all. These self-paced modules offer tips and tools for all stages of your research, including getting started with a research project, presenting and publishing, best practices for research methods, and searching for archives and primary sources.
- Discover Harvard Library access to popular newspapers and magazines, like the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and more.
- The Harvard Library Calendar contains information about upcoming events, like HOLLIS workshops for students, or Course Materials Through the Library workshops for faculty.
- Attend a one-time Zotero workshop to learn more about organizing your research and formatting citations. View upcoming Zotero classes (in-person and online).
- View our One-Minute Videos for quick research help on specific tasks.
Need More 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, and a form to request a research appointment.
- Email Mary Frances Angelini, Research Librarian for the Extension School email@example.com, or Jonathan Paulo, Research Librarian for the Extension School firstname.lastname@example.org.