Interlibrary Loan for Students

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Turnaround Time

Type of Material

Delivery Time

Delivery Format

Book from Widener, Countway, Divinity, Loeb Design, Ernst Mayr, and Law (Harvard Direct) - request through HOLLIS

4 business days


Book chapters or articles from a Harvard Library (Scan & Deliver)

4 business days


Items not owned by Harvard Libraries

1 -2 weeks

Print, other

Requesting items from other Harvard Libraries

Students may now request that print items from Widener, Law, Divinity, and Countway be delivered to the HKS Library through HOLLIS+. Delivery time is 4 business days.

Items from all other Harvard University Libraries must be retrieved and checked out in-person at the owning library.