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Schlesinger Library Research Guides

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The Schlesinger Library created these research guides to help you start exploring collections and services.

Need to request materials? Learn about HOLLIS Special Request accounts.

Looking for online resources? Check out the Remote Research guide.

Curious about recent additions to the collections? Explore new archival collections and published materials.

Have a question? Please Ask a Schlesinger Librarian!

Subject Guides

Subject Guides
Browse collection highlights through guides on subjects like artists and health.

How-To Guides

How-To Guides
Learn about library services, document cameras, and requesting copies.

Course Guides

Course Guides
Explore guides designed for Harvard courses and National History Day.


Visitor Information
Review Reading Room policies and information for planning your visit.