10/4/2021: The Harvard University Herbaria and Botany Libraries are pleased to welcome visiting researchers back! Appointments are required for the Herbaria; please email huh-requests@oeb.harvard.edu to make arrangements. For the Botany Libraries, see our hours and policies, or email botref@oeb.harvard.edu for assistance. Please refer to Harvard's dedicated Coronavirus (COVID-19) website for campus updates & FAQs: https://www.harvard.edu/coronavirus.

Beginning October 4, 2021, the main reading room is open to all researchers. The main reading room is located on the second floor of the Harvard University Herbaria (HUH). It is open Monday through Friday from 9am-1pm and 2pm-5pm except for University holidays.

Archival collections may be consulted by advance appointment only.

All researchers visiting the Botany Libraries must adhere to the COVID-19 requirements presented in the Harvard College Library Visitor Access website. Visitors do not need to make an appointment with the Access and Borrowing Office to use the Botany Libraries – required documentation as outlined in the policies may be brought directly to the Botany Libraries.