Library access for students on leave

Alternative ways to get to full text using Harvard resources:

All students taking a leave of absence have access to alumni resources: Using Harvard Library as an alum- Electronic Resources

Alumni resources don't show up in HOLLIS but you can limit to Open Access materials so you're only seeing items you can get to in full text. When looking at search results, choose the side limiter "Open Access" under "Show Only."

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