After graduation, the librarians at Harvard Kennedy School Library & Research Services are still here to help. Visit Beyond Harvard: Public Policy Research as HKS Alumni to learn more about assistance for your professional, academic, or personal research.

Help from HKS librarians

Get help with your research from an HKS Librarian. Email or call us at 617-495-1300.

Remote access to databases

Learn about Harvard Library provided databases and find out about great HKS Librarian-recommended free resources.

On-site access to books and databases

To borrow materials from the HKS Library, alumni must apply for a Harvard Library Borrowing Card. Presenting this card along with your photo ID to the security station at HKS’s Wexner entrance will allow access to HKS campus buildings. All individuals visiting campus must follow the School’s COVID-19 protocols. See Collections Access for Visitors for the most up-to-date information.