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 research@hds.harvard.edu.

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 only available to BTI borrowers through their home institution.

Some licensed electronic resources are available for BTI borrowers to consult in the library. Please contact a research librarian for assistance. Remote access to electronic resources is not available.