Library Resources for Language Students

"Inside the Harvard Library." Christopher Porter, copyright 2015.The following lists highlight bibliographic resources of possible interest to students that are available through Harvard’s library system. For a more in-depth description of how to search for materials and resources for individual languages, please see “Guidance for Finding Foreign-Language Materials.”

Library Support Contacts


Contact a librarian email, chat or Zoom to answer questions from students. Students may ask to be connected to the library specialist for a particular language, region, or academic discipline.

Library liaisons 

Library liasons are available by appointment.



Remote Learning Hub

The library also has a remote learning hub for students looking for help in their online courses.

First-year Librarian 

First-year students in particular should contact a first-year librarian to help them get acquainted with the Harvard Libraries.