How do I search the catalog for books and other printed material in Houghton Library?

Books, along with most other printed materials, at Houghton are cataloged in the library catalog, HOLLIS. Click on the Advanced Search link. On the resulting page, select Library Catalog from the “Search For” options and Houghton from the Search Scope menu. You can also limit your search in many other ways using the various dropdown menus. 

Sometimes ephemera, such as playbills or sheet music, might be described more fully in an archival finding aid. You can search Harvard’s finding aids using HOLLIS for Archival Discovery. After running a search, limit the repository to Houghton Library in the “Refine My Results” section of the page.