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.