Answered By: Valerie Weis Last Updated: Apr 09, 2020 Views: 37
HOLLIS is the Harvard Library catalog. It searches most library resources in a single unified search, including includes books, articles, films, data and more. Use HOLLIS to manage your library loans. Make sure you sign in with your Harvard key to gain access to all services for Harvard affiliates and to set up alerts.
Should I choose Everything or Library Catalog from the drop down search menu in HOLLIS?
You want to explore the broadest variety of sources
Your topic is highly interdisciplinary
You already have the title of an article you want
You are conducting historic research and want to access old newspapers quickly
Choose Library Catalog from the drop down menu for the HOLLIS search box if:
You want book-length treatments of a topic
You want to browse Harvard's shelves
You need reliable filters for authors and subjects
You are searching for access to a newspaper, magazine or journal by the title of the publication.
Try these Search Operators for a better search experience:
- Exact Phrase
Use quotation marks to search for your terms as an exact phrase. Great for title searches.
- Boolean Connectors
AND, OR, and NOT must be in all caps to be recognized as operators.
- Order of Operations
Use parentheses to define the order of operations.
? matches a single character and * matches multiple characters.
Learn more at HOLLIS Help