FAS Library Research Guides

Created by Harvard librarians in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, these research guides will help you to find library materials, search collections, cite sources, and more.

Subject Title
Online Research Tools A Scholar's Guide to Google
Middle Eastern Studies A Selection of Middle Eastern E-Resources for Harvard Faculty
African-American Studies African American Studies: Newspaper Research
Articles in Magazines, Journals, & Newspapers African American Studies: Newspaper Research
History African American Studies: Newspaper Research
Newsmedia African American Studies: Newspaper Research
African Studies African Video Collection
English and American Literature and Language American Literature: Library Sources, Strategies, News and Updates for the Department of English American Literature Colloquium
Literature American Literature: Library Sources, Strategies, News and Updates for the Department of English American Literature Colloquium
Instructors' Guides Assembling Course Source Materials
Astronomy Astrobiology Research Guide
Biological Sciences Astrobiology Research Guide
Science (general) Astrobiology Research Guide
Astronomy Astronomy Research Guide
Science (general) Astronomy Research Guide
Data Beginner's Guide to Locating and Using Numeric Data
Biological Sciences Biology Links
Life Sciences Biology Links
Biological Sciences Biology Research Guide
Life Sciences Biology Research Guide
Science (general) Biology Research Guide
Biological Sciences Biology Resources for Harvard Undergrads
Life Sciences Biology Resources for Harvard Undergrads
Science (general) Biology Resources for Harvard Undergrads
Botany Botany Research Guide
Life Sciences Botany Research Guide
Science (general) Botany Research Guide
English and American Literature and Language British Literature: Library Sources, Strategies, News and Updates for the Department of English British Literature Colloquium
Literature British Literature: Library Sources, Strategies, News and Updates for the Department of English British Literature Colloquium
Government & Political Science Canadian Official Publications
Government Documents Canadian Official Publications
Chemistry & Chemical Biology Chemical Information Software Guide for Advanced Study
Medical Sciences Complementary & Alternative Medicine Research
Science (general) Complementary & Alternative Medicine Research
Digital Humanities Digital Humanities Café
Asian Studies Research Guide for Chinese Studies
Asian Studies Research Guide for Korean Studies
Architecture East Asian Art
Art East Asian Art
Asian Studies East Asian Art
East Asia East Asian Studies Research Guide
Data Education Data Resources
Education Education Resources: Library Guide
Music Education Resources: Library Guide
English and American Literature and Language English and American Literature and Language: Resources for Graduate Students
Literature English and American Literature and Language: Resources for Graduate Students
English and American Literature and Language English Junior Tutorial and Senior Thesis Library Guide
Literature English Junior Tutorial and Senior Thesis Library Guide
Earth & Planetary Sciences Environment at a Glance
Environmental Studies Environment at a Glance
Science (general) Environment at a Glance
Earth & Planetary Sciences EPS Earth & Planetary Sciences
Geology EPS Earth & Planetary Sciences
iMusic Ethnomusicology Research Guide
Film & Television Film Research at Harvard
iLibrary Collections & Services Film Research at Harvard
Performing Arts Film Research at Harvard
Articles in Magazines, Journals, & Newspapers Finding Articles in General and Popular Periodicals (North America and Western Europe)
Periodicals Finding Articles in General and Popular Periodicals (North America and Western Europe)
Biography Finding Biographical Information
Library Collections & Services Finding Full-Text Books Online: An FAQ
East Asia Finding Images of East Asia at Harvard and Beyond
African Studies Finding Periodical Articles and Book Reviews on Africa
Articles in Magazines, Journals, & Newspapers Finding Periodical Articles and Book Reviews on Africa
Book Reviews Finding Periodical Articles and Book Reviews on Africa
Periodicals Finding Periodical Articles and Book Reviews on Africa
Anthropology & Archaeology Finding Periodical Articles and Book Reviews on Archaeology
Articles in Magazines, Journals, & Newspapers Finding Periodical Articles and Book Reviews on Archaeology
Book Reviews Finding Periodical Articles and Book Reviews on Archaeology
Periodicals Finding Periodical Articles and Book Reviews on Archaeology
Articles in Magazines, Journals, & Newspapers Finding Periodical Articles and Book Reviews on Latin America
Book Reviews Finding Periodical Articles and Book Reviews on Latin America
Periodicals Finding Periodical Articles and Book Reviews on Latin America
Latin American/ Hispanic Resources Finding Periodical Articles and Book Reviews on Latin America
Asian Studies Finding Periodical Articles and Book Reviews on South and Southeast Asia
Articles in Magazines, Journals, & Newspapers Finding Periodical Articles and Book Reviews on South and Southeast Asia
Book Reviews Finding Periodical Articles and Book Reviews on South and Southeast Asia
Periodicals Finding Periodical Articles and Book Reviews on South and Southeast Asia
Music Finding Songs in Collections: Library Guide
Performing Arts Finding Songs in Collections: Library Guide
Data Foreign Direct Investment Data Resources
Literature French and Francophone Literature: Research Guide for Junior Essay and Senior Thesis Writers
Romance Languages & Literatures French and Francophone Literature: Research Guide for Junior Essay and Senior Thesis Writers
Germanic Languages & Literatures Germanic Film Database
Film & Television Germanic Film Database
Germanic Languages & Literatures Germanic Research Web
Film & Television Germanic Research Web
Economics Getting Started in Economics Research
Data Getting Started in Economics Research
Music Global Popular Music: Library Research
Government & Political Science Great Britain: Guide to the Documents
Government Documents Great Britain: Guide to the Documents
Law Great Britain: Guide to the Documents
History Great Britain: Guide to the Documents
Food Guide to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Documents
International Relations Guide to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Documents
Newsmedia Guide to Newspapers and Newspaper Indexes
Newsmedia in Microform Guide to Newspapers and Newspaper Indexes
Architecture Guide to Research in History of Art & Architecture
Art Guide to Research in History of Art & Architecture
Architecture Guide to Research in Islamic Art and Architecture
Art Guide to Research in Islamic Art and Architecture
Middle Eastern Studies Guide to Research in Islamic Art and Architecture
Religion Guide to Research in Islamic Art and Architecture
Data Health Data Resources: International
Data Health Data Resources: United States
History History and Literature: A Guide to Research Resources
History and Literature History and Literature: A Guide to Research Resources
Anthropology & Archaeology Indexes to Anthropology
Library Collections & Services Indexes to Anthropology
Linguistics Indo-European Linguistics
Classics Inter Libros
History Inter Libros
Medieval Studies Inter Libros
Philosophy Inter Libros
Data Inter-Governmental Data Resources
Education Interrogating Texts
Expository Writing Interrogating Texts
Freshman Seminars Interrogating Texts
General Education Interrogating Texts
Instructors' Guides Interrogating Texts
Literature Interrogating Texts
Japan Introduction to Data Resources for Japan
Government & Political Science Introductory Guide to the Harvard Library for Government Graduate Students
Library Collections & Services Introductory Guide to the Harvard Library for Government Graduate Students
Romance Languages & Literatures Italian Literature: Research Guide for Junior Essay and Senior Thesis Writers
Music Jazz Research: Library Guide
Biological Sciences Lab Rats and More: Model Organisms in Research Today
Life Sciences Lab Rats and More: Model Organisms in Research Today
Government Documents League of Nations Documents
History League of Nations Documents
International Relations League of Nations Documents
Music Leonard Bernstein’s Boston Years: Team Research in A Harvard Classroom
Biological Sciences LibGuide: Biomedical Engineering Research
Engineering Sciences LibGuide: Biomedical Engineering Research
Medical Sciences LibGuide: Biomedical Engineering Research
Engineering Sciences LibGuide: Electrical Engineering Research
Engineering Sciences LibGuide: Engineering & Technology Research
Biological Sciences LibGuide: Food & Nutrition
Food LibGuide: Food & Nutrition
Medical Sciences LibGuide: Food & Nutrition
Nutrition LibGuide: Food & Nutrition
Mathematics LibGuide: Mathematics Research
Physics LibGuide: Physics Research
Astronomy LibGuide: Physics Research
Middle Eastern Studies Library Guide for CMES and NELC Students
Freshman Seminars Library Guide for Faculty Teaching Freshman Seminars
Instructors' Guides Library Guide for Faculty Teaching Freshman Seminars
Library Collections & Services Library Guide for Faculty Teaching Freshman Seminars
GSAS Library Guide for NELC Graduate Students
Jewish Studies Library Guide for NELC Graduate Students
Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations Library Guide for NELC Graduate Students
Library Collections & Services Library Guide for Transfer, Visiting and Exchange Students
Anthropology & Archaeology Library Guide: Human Evolutionary Biology
Biology Library Guide: Human Evolutionary Biology
Anthropology & Archaeology Library Guide to Anthropology and Archaeology
Medieval Studies Library Research Guide for Archives and Manuscripts
Archives Library Research Guide for Archives and Manuscripts
Celtic Languages & Literatures Library Research Guide for Celtic Studies
Government & Political Science Library Research Guide for Government Senior Thesis Writers
History Library Research Guide for History
Religion Library Research Guide for Religion Seniors
General Education Library Research Guide for South Asian Studies
South Asian Studies Library Research Guide for South Asian Studies
History Library Research Guide for the History of American Civilization
History Library Research Guide for the History of Science
History of Science Library Research Guide for the History of Science
Science (general) Library Research Guide for the History of Science
Online Research Tools Finding Full-Text Books Online: An FAQ
Assessment Library Research Guide for Wexner Fellows
Center for Middle Eastern Studies Library Research Guide for Wexner Fellows
Committee on Jewish Studies Library Research Guide for Wexner Fellows
Freshman Seminars Library Research Guide for Wexner Fellows
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Library Research Guide for Wexner Fellows
Library Collections & Services Library Resources for Harvard Summer School Students
Government & Political Science Library Resources for Public Policy Research
Linguistics Linguistics: Research Guide for Junior Essay and Senior Thesis Writers
Instructors' Guides Linking to Harvard Library E-Resources
Library Collections & Services Linking to Harvard Library E-Resources
English and American Literature and Language Literary Research in Harvard Libraries
Literature Literary Research in Harvard Libraries
Literature Literature: Research Guide for Junior Essay and Senior Thesis Writers
Library Collections & Services Loeb Music Library: Services for Music Students
Music Loeb Music Library: Services for Music Students
Performing Arts Loeb Music Library: Services for Music Students
English and American Literature and Language Long 18th Century and Romanticism Colloquium: Library Sources, Strategies, News and Updates for the Department of English Long 18th Century and Romanticism Colloquium
History Long 18th Century and Romanticism Colloquium: Library Sources, Strategies, News and Updates for the Department of English Long 18th Century and Romanticism Colloquium
Literature Long 18th Century and Romanticism Colloquium: Library Sources, Strategies, News and Updates for the Department of English Long 18th Century and Romanticism Colloquium
Politics Mapping Political Theory
Life Sciences Medical Research Guide
Medical Sciences Medical Research Guide
Archives Medieval Studies in Microform to 1500
Art Medieval Studies in Microform to 1500
Classics Medieval Studies in Microform to 1500
History Medieval Studies in Microform to 1500
Literature Medieval Studies in Microform to 1500
Medieval Studies Medieval Studies in Microform to 1500
Anthropology & Archaeology Museum and Library Resources for Moctezuma's Mexico
General Education Museum and Library Resources for Moctezuma's Mexico
History Museum and Library Resources for Moctezuma's Mexico
Latin American/ Hispanic Resources Museum and Library Resources for Moctezuma's Mexico
Religion Museum and Library Resources for Moctezuma's Mexico
English and American Literature and Language Old English Language & Literature
Music Online Resources for Music Scholars
Performing Arts Online Resources for Music Scholars
Life Sciences Ornithology
Philosophy Philosophy Resources at Harvard
Art Photographica
Religion Picturing Prayer
Medieval Studies Picturing Prayer
Literature Portuguese and Brazilian Literature: Research Guide for Junior Essay and Senior Thesis Writers
Romance Languages & Literatures Portuguese and Brazilian Literature: Research Guide for Junior Essay and Senior Thesis Writers
Course Guides Production Histories
Theater Production Histories
Psychology Psychology Research Guide
Science (general) Psychology Research Guide
Data Public Opinion Data Resources
Public Opinion Polls Public Opinion Data Resources
Music R&B to Neo Soul (the Library Guide)
African-American Studies R&B to Neo Soul (the Library Guide)
Data Reference Management Tools for MCB
Online Reference Tools Reference Management Tools for MCB
English and American Literature and Language Renaissance Literature: Library Sources, Strategies, News and Updates for the Department of English Renaissance Literature Colloquium
History Renaissance Literature: Library Sources, Strategies, News and Updates for the Department of English Renaissance Literature Colloquium
Renaissance and Early Modern Studies Renaissance Literature: Library Sources, Strategies, News and Updates for the Department of English Renaissance Literature Colloquium
Government & Political Science Research Guide for CES Senior Thesis Writers
Library Collections & Services Research Guide for CES Senior Thesis Writers
Social Sciences Research Guide for CES Senior Thesis Writers
Government & Political Science Research Guide for CES Visiting Scholars
Social Sciences Research Guide for CES Visiting Scholars
Comparative Literature Research Guide for Comparative Literature
Literature Research Guide for Comparative Literature
Asian Studies Research Guide for Japanese Studies
Literature Research Guide for Literary Theory and Criticism
Romance Languages & Literatures Research Guide for Literary Theory and Criticism
Asian Studies Research Guide for Medieval Japan
History Research Guide for Medieval Japan
History Research Guide for Modern Japanese History
Asian Studies Research Guide for Modern Japanese History
Government & Political Science Research Guide for Weatherhead Center Program Affiliates
International Relations Research Guide for Weatherhead Center Program Affiliates
Asian Studies Research on Modern Japan
Family Studies Researching Women, Gender and Sexuality
Sociology Researching Women, Gender and Sexuality
Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Researching Women, Gender and Sexuality
Asian Studies Resources for Asian History
History Resources for Asian History
History and Literature Resources for Asian History
Architecture Resources for Medieval Art & Architecture
History Resources for Medieval Art & Architecture
Art Resources for Medieval Art & Architecture
Medieval Studies Resources for Medieval Art & Architecture
Art Rinascimento
History Rinascimento
Renaissance and Early Modern Studies Rinascimento
Literature RLL-Research
Romance Languages & Literatures RLL-Research
Literature RLL-Research Minutes
Romance Languages & Literatures RLL-Research Minutes
Literature RLL-Research: French
Romance Languages & Literatures RLL-Research: French
Literature RLL-Research: Italian
Romance Languages & Literatures RLL-Research: Italian
Literature RLL-Research: Latin America
Latin American/ Hispanic Resources RLL-Research: Latin America
Romance Languages & Literatures RLL-Research: Latin America
Romance Languages & Literatures RLL-Research: Portuguese
Latin American/ Hispanic Resources RLL-Research: Portuguese
Literature RLL-Research: Portuguese
Latin American/ Hispanic Resources RLL-Research: Spanish
Literature RLL-Research: Spanish
Romance Languages & Literatures RLL-Research: Spanish
Science (general) Science Libraries @ Harvard
Science (general) Scientific Foreign Language Dictionaries
Slavic Languages and Literatures Slavic and Eurasian Studies: A Research Guide
Children Sociology: An Introduction to Library Resources
Demography Sociology: An Introduction to Library Resources
Education Sociology: An Introduction to Library Resources
Emigration & Immigration Sociology: An Introduction to Library Resources
Family Studies Sociology: An Introduction to Library Resources
Social Sciences Sociology: An Introduction to Library Resources
Sociology Sociology: An Introduction to Library Resources
GSAS Sociology: Library Resources for Graduate Students
Library Collections & Services Sociology: Library Resources for Graduate Students
Social Sciences Sociology: Library Resources for Graduate Students
Sociology Sociology: Library Resources for Graduate Students
Romance Languages & Literatures Spanish and Latin American Literature: Research Guide for Junior Essay and Senior Thesis Writers
Art Stephen Lee Taller Ben Shahn Archive
Windows Movie Maker RWS 4, 5
Art Stephen Lee Taller Ben Shahn Archive
Archives The Harvard Theatre Collection: A Guide for Researchers
Library Collections & Services The Harvard Theatre Collection: A Guide for Researchers
Performing Arts The Harvard Theatre Collection: A Guide for Researchers
Theater The Harvard Theatre Collection: A Guide for Researchers
GSAS The Library Grad Guide: A Guide to Library Resources for GSAS Graduate Students
Data Trade Data Resources
Anthropology & Archaeology Traditions
Art Traditions
Folklore Traditions
Music Traditions
Mythology Traditions
Performing Arts Traditions
Library Collections & Services Translation: A Guide to Harvard Libraries in Plain English
Online Research Tools Translation: A Guide to Harvard Libraries in Plain English
Government Documents U.S. Congressional Publications
History U.S. Congressional Publications
Law U.S. Congressional Publications
Newsmedia U.S. Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports
Government & Political Science U.S. Presidential Documents
Government Documents U.S. Presidential Documents
History U.S. Presidential Documents
Government & Political Science UNESCO Documents
Government Documents UNESCO Documents
International Relations UNESCO Documents
Statistics UNESCO Documents
Government & Political Science United Nations Documents
Government Documents United Nations Documents
International Relations United Nations Documents
Statistics United Nations Documents
Data United States Census Data Resources
Demography United States Census Data Resources
Government Documents United States Census Data Resources
Statistics United States Census Data Resources
Online Research Tools Using RefWorks, EndNote, and Other Citation Tools
Anthropology & Archaeology Using the Anthropological Literature E-Resource
Articles in Magazines, Journals, & Newspapers Web of Science
Online Research Tools Web of Science
Science (general) Women in Science Research
Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Women in Science Research
Life Sciences Zoology Research Guide
Science (general) Zoology Research Guide
Zoology Zoology Research Guide
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