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Can anyone access Historical & Special Collections?
How do I set up a reading room appointment?
Do I need to request items in advance of my visit?
Are laptops and scanners permitted in the Reading Room?
Is there wireless access for my laptop?
How much storage space is available to researchers?
Are there specific rules for the handling of materials?
How should I cite Historical & Special Collections material?
Whom should I contact about accessing manuscripts?
Do I need to contact Historical & Special Collections in advance if I would like to consult manuscript boxes?
How much material can I request at any one time?
Have any modern manuscript collections been digitized or microfilmed?
If a manuscript has been microfilmed or digitized can I still access the original?
Is it possible to have reproductions made?
What permissions are required to quote from or publish a manuscript from the Harvard Law Library’s collection?
How should I cite manuscripts?
What is HOLLIS Special Request?
Who can use HOLLIS Special Request?
How do I create my HOLLIS Special Request account?
How do I request materials in HOLLIS Special Request?
I’m ready to view the materials I’ve requested. How do I make an appointment in HSC’s reading room?
What should I bring to my reading room appointment?
How do I submit a photoduplication request in HOLLIS Special Request?
Other questions?