The Fine Arts Library’s Digital Images and Slides Collection can provide copy photography by request for teaching and research. Materials including books, photographs, slides or transparencies can be digitized. Image subject matter should be related to the visual arts, archaeology, architecture, or material culture.
All materials digitized by request will also be made available online to the Harvard community.
MAKE A REQUEST
All Harvard ID holders can request these materials. Faculty and classroom teaching requests are given first priority. No fees associated with this service.
SUBMIT A REQUEST:
To make a request please fill out the Imaging Order Request Form. Please read Instructions for Imaging Orders Request Form before filling out the form, and bring it with the materials to be digitized to one of our offices, Lamont Library Room 130 (ask at circulation area), or to Sackler Building Room 317, located at 485 Broadway Street.
Please contact us if you need assistance in filling out the form. We invite first time users of this service to contact us to have a conversation about your imaging needs.
Drop off is available at our Sackler Office Monday through Friday, 10am to 12pm and 1pm to 3pm. To drop off at Lamont Library, please contact us to make an appointment.
Instructions for Imaging Orders Request Form
Please allow at least 5 business days per 50 images.
Due to the pandemic, safety guidelines for handling library materials require quarantine periods between staff handoffs. As a result, turnaround time for orders will vary.
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