Answered By: Carla Lillvik
Last Updated: Nov 21, 2016     Views: 89

Gutman Library is committed to providing library services to HGSE doctoral students and faculty working at a distance. We provide access to the library's circulation, document delivery, and research services.

Ask Us! -- Gutman research librarians are available to provide answers to a wide range of quick reference questions or to work with you at a distance throughout the capstone or dissertation process.

Borrow Direct Plus -- If you live near a Borrow Direct Plus library, you have access to on-site borrowing.

Distance Book Delivery  -- available to current HGSE

  • EdD and PhD students (Year 3+) living more than 50 miles from Cambridge.
  • EdLD students in their residency year.
  • faculty on leave.

Request a Book from the Harvard libraries:

Books that include a "Request Item" link in HOLLIS+ are eligible for distance book delivery. To request book delivery:

1. Search for books in HOLLIS+

2. In the Locations & Availability tab, click Request Item.

3. Important! Select Gutman Education as the pick-up location. (Books sent to other libraries cannot be mailed via Distance Delivery.)

4. When you receive an "Available for Pick-Up Notice" via email, submit a Distance Book Delivery Request to have books mailed to you.

5. You will get an email when the books you've requested have been shipped. (Note: Gutman Library will pay shipping and return costs for up to 10 books per semester via 2-day FedEx. For any additional books sent, you will be billed for FedEx shipping and return charges.)

FAQs:

How are materials sent to me?
Books are sent to domestic addresses via FedEx 2-day delivery. Contact us for information about international shipping. (Note: FedEx will not deliver to P.O. box addresses.)

How do I return books borrowed?
All books borrowed must be returned by the due date via FedEx 2nd day delivery to Distance Services, Monroe C. Gutman Library, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA 02138 A FedEx label will be provided.

What if I lose or damage a Distance Delivery book?
You will be billed for lost or damaged books through your term bill.

More questions?

Contact:
Carla Lillvik
carla_lillvik@harvard.edu
617.496.0682

 

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Email: Use our Ask Us form

Call: 617-495-3421

Text: 617-858-6079

Drop in: Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm

Need more in-depth research help? Make an appointment to work with a research librarian.

To schedule a time, call, stop by the library's Main Desk, or use the Request a Research Appointment form. Select "Monroe C.Gutman" as your requested library!