Research & Education

Online Reference Databases

Starting a homework project? Looking for craft ideas? Starting on a family tree? Check out these databases your library has to offer! Information for students, consumers, genealogists, travelers, entrepreneurs –even step-by-step videos for crafters is available here.

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Digital Archives of Harvard Diggins Library (Harvard Newspapers)

Browse by date or search by keyword the library’s digital collection of Harvard newspapers.  The collection begins in 1867 and continues through 1989.

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Genealogy & Local History

Harvard Diggins Library has a growing collection of genealogy and local history materials for Harvard and surrounding areas. Available resources include the Harvard Herald on microfilm from the 1850s through the end of publication in 1986. The reference staff are happy to help you as much as we can with your research. Visitors traveling long distances to reach the library are encouraged to call ahead to make sure that we will be open and that the resources you need are available.

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WorldCat is the world’s largest network of library holdings.  You can search libraries in your community or around the world!

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