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 would rather use email, send it to ask@hds.harvard.libanswers.com. If you have a complex question or need to send us an attachment, you can also 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

See the Directory by Department or Directory by Name to contact a specific librarian.