Where can I find the list of new books/recent acquisitions by the Harvard Libraries?

There is no single new-title list for all of Harvard’s libraries, but there are several different options for learning about new acquisitions via HOLLIS searches:

  • “New Records” filter. For any given HOLLIS search, you can refine your results by “New Records” to show only those items that have been added to HOLLIS in the past 1 or past 3 months. (Keep scrolling: “New Records” is one of the last options in the “refine my results” menu.)
  • RSS/Alerts. If you save a search to “My Favorites,” you can then create an RSS feed or an email alert, which will notify you of any new acquisitions related to the search. 
  • Publication date: under “Advanced Search,” HOLLIS gives you the option to specify publication date.

Note: if you’re interested specifically in new acquisitions (rather than new citations), make sure to choose the “Library Catalog” option.

If you're interested in all new books across a very broad search, e.g. for everything in a particular language, or published in a particular country, or owned by a particular Harvard library, use the “Code” search options described on the HOLLIS User Guide.



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