Locating Digital Materials at Harvard

Visitors to Harvard can find and use thousands of digital materials from the Harvard collections. While access to many licensed e–resources, such as journals, require a Harvard ID and PIN, many other electronic materials and digital objects are open to all. Here are some places to start:

A Selection of Web–Accessible Collections
An overview of online collections created by Harvard’s libraries and museums available to Internet users everywhere: http://digitalcollections.harvard.edu

HOLLIS Catalog
HOLLIS—the Harvard Online Library Information System—now offers users a simple, intuitive interface for discovering library resources in significant new ways. The new HOLLIS is a discovery environment and not just a catalog. Located at http://hollis.harvard.edu, HOLLIS now reflects a new generation of creative thinking about searching on the web as it differs from searches in traditional library catalogs. As users experiment with the new system, the older version—dubbed "HOLLIS Classic"—remains in place, continuously providing traditional search methods at http://hollisclassic.harvard.edu. Both can be accessed from the Harvard Library portal at http://library.harvard.edu.

VIA
Harvard’s Visual Information Access catalog provides links to nearly 500,000 individual images: http://via.harvard.edu

E–Research @ Harvard Library
E–Research @ Harvard Library is the University’s online system for searching and finding e–resources of many kinds: http://e-research.lib.harvard.edu

 

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