Answered By: Kristen Koob
Last Updated: Aug 17, 2017     Views: 396


Bookmark the HKS Library public website. It is designed to meet the specific research needs of our community and is our recommended starting point.

Sign up for and accounts and discover your access to popular newspapers and magazines.

Start using HOLLIS+, Harvard's Online Library Information System, and see Quick Tips for using the system.

Install Harvard LibX for Firefox, or LibX for Chrome, browser add-ons that allows you to link quickly from content found on the web to access via Harvard Library. Also try out this new "Check Harvard Library" bookmarklet for Chrome.

Consider using Zotero to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. See our upcoming Zotero workshops.

Meet with an HKS Research Librarian to discuss your work. We can help you conduct more efficient and effective research. We may also be able to help you identify places to publish and promote your work.


Find out how to apply for a Research Assistant card to borrow materials on behalf of a faculty member, and how your spouse or domestic partner can obtain a Harvard Library card.

Take guided tours of both Houghton and Widener Library.


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