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Harvard Library - Best Resources

  • HOLLIS searches Harvard Library collection and a huge index of subscription content. 
  • HOLLIS User Guide for help searching in HOLLIS.
  • Research Guides help recommend the best resources for research in specific subject areas. Best used by browsing the guides by Subject. 
  • Databases page allows you to search for specific databases, or browse the best databases in specific subject areas.

Library Tutorials

Google and HOLLIS Tutorial ScreenshotFishing for Sources: Google and HOLLIS
Explore the differences between Google and HOLLIS

Save time and get research done faster

Search Problems Tutorial ScreenshotDiagnose Your Search Problems
Fix the problems of too many, too few, or irrelevant search results
Best techniques for sifting through search results

Career and Academic Resource Center (CARC) Webinars

CARC webinar on Introduction to Harvard Library Resources: Go to the Academic Videos, in the Miscellaneous: Study Skills, Resources, and More section: Introduction to Harvard Library Resources. 

CARC webinar on HOLLIS: Go to the Academic Videos, in the Miscellaneous: Study Skills, Resource, and More section: Improve Your Assignments and Research Papers with HOLLIS.

CARC webinar on Zotero: Go to the Academic Videos, in the Citing and Referencing section: Introduction to a Free Citation Management Tool: Zotero.

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