Research Assistance

Use our Ask a Research Librarian page to search frequently asked questions by keywords or to ask us a new question.

If you have a  complex question or need to send us an attachment, email us at

Text us at 617.858.6187.

Visit the reference desk, call to ask a quick question, or make an appointment for in-depth research advice. Hours (during term time, except University holidays) are:

  • Monday-Thursday, 8:30 am-9 pm
  • Friday, 8:30 am-6 pm

Call us at 617.496.AHTL (2485).

Research librarians will work with you to:

  • Locate information
  • Develop a research strategy
  • Find relevant e-resources, books, and articles on any topic
  • Work on any research-related question, problem, or skill

Interlibrary loan services are not available for alumni.

Some licensed electronic resources are available for alumni to consult in the library. Please contact a research librarian for assistance.

Degree-holding Harvard Divinity School alumni may register for remote access to some electronic journals through ATLASerials®; see E-Journal Access for more information. Remote access to other electronic resources is not available.