Libraries

IWL participants will be granted entrance to all Harvard libraries but will have no borrowing rights. You can bring your flashcard to Widener and scan or send files directly from scanner to your e-mail.

Harvard Library is a multi-library system with several locations across the University’s campus and beyond. For the full list see: https://library.harvard.edu/libraries. Main libraries on Harvard’s main campus are:

Widener Library (Harvard University's flagship library)

Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138

Hours: Mon-Thu 9AM-10PM; Fri-Sat 9AM-5PM; Sun 12PM-5PM

Houghton Library (Rare books, manuscripts, archives and other primary sources)

Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138

Hours: Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM

Fine Arts Library

Littauer Center
1805 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Hours: Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM

Harvard-Yenching Library (the largest university library for East Asian research outside of Asia)

2 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

Lamont Library (Undergraduate library)

Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138

Cabot Science Library

Science Center
1 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Harvard Law School Library

Langdell Hall
1545 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

To locate a library, please see the Online Campus Map available here:

https://map.harvard.edu/