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 research services staff on the second floor, 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 to special borrowers and visitors.

Some licensed electronic resources are available for special borrowers and visitors to consult in the library. Please contact a research librarian for assistance.