HOLLIS+: New library research tool for everyone!

August 14, 2014
HOLLIS+ screen

The Harvard Library launched a new search tool called HOLLIS+. This tool enables discovery of the bulk of the Harvard Library resources in a single unified search, includes finding books and articles together.

HOLLIS+ is expected to replace the existing HOLLIS catalog by December 2014, but HOLLIS Classic will continue to be available.

Why use HOLLIS+?

  • Find and access articles, books and more in one simple search
  • Easy starting point for exploratory research
  • Useful  for interdisciplinary research because of the many sources covering a broad range of subjects
  • Simpler and more intuitive search
  • Great for finding known items and for keyword searches.

What resources are in HOLLIS+?

The short answer is that HOLLIS+ includes everything from the Harvard collection, like books, journals, maps, archival materials, videos and music.  HOLLIS+ also includes an enormous articles database, which has content from subscription databases and journals, along with open access content, like articles from the Harvard open access repository DASH.  Login to HOLLIS+ content wiki for more details (HUID & PIN).

 What is not in HOLLIS+?

Some databases are in the process of being added to HOLLIS+ (e.g., content from ProQuest). Specific questions about what content is included may be submitted using the HOLLIS+ Feedback form.  

 Can I request that additional content be added to HOLLIS+?

Yes! Requests for both additional Harvard content as well as subscription databases, journals from publishers, open access sources, and more can be placed.  Please use the HOLLIS+ Feedback form.  

HOLLIS + is currently in beta. Please explore explore it and help us improve the tool by providing feedback.

Learn more about HOLLIS+ from the FAQ page.