To help you with your summer studies, you may make use of the University’s multimillion-volume system of Harvard libraries, including the electronic resources, beginning in June. Also, check out the Harvard libraries’ guide for Summer School students.
Libraries in Harvard Yard
The central facility is Widener Library, which contains materials in history, the humanities, and the social sciences.
Lamont Library provides most of the materials required for Summer School courses—including readings placed on reserve by faculty—as well as study areas, books for general reading, and the Language Resource Center.
Houghton Library houses Harvard’s collection of rare books and manuscripts.
Ask a Librarian
Students are invited to use the online research tool Ask a Librarian. Questions on a range of topics are answered by members of the Harvard library staff, usually within one business day.
Cabot Science Library serves as a general science library and houses research collections in mathematics and statistics.