We are pleased to offer the following online resources for personal research and educational use.

While license agreements and copyright laws prevent us from offering complete access to our online library to alumni, there is a large and growing body of literature that you can explore.

  • Use your HarvardKey to log in.

    Don't have a HarvardKey? Claim it now.

    HarvardKey is Harvard’s new secure credential for accessing University applications and services with a convenient login name and password. HarvardKey replaces PIN and other current logins that provide access to the online alumni community, including the alumni directory, discussion forums, and event registration. 

    How do I claim my HarvardKey?

    Visit key.harvard.edu and follow the step-by-step instructions. You will need your Harvard Alumni Association ID (HAA ID), class year(s), and preferred email address on file. You can also watch a step-by-step tutorial video »

    Where do I find my HAA ID and preferred email address?

    Your HAA ID number can be found in the footer of recent emails from the HMS Office of Alumni Affairs and Development and the Harvard Alumni Association, including the monthly Harvard Alumni Gazette or the HAA eVents. The preferred email address on file is the address that received the email.

    What if I need help claiming my HarvardKey?

    Harvard University's IT Support Desk staff is available to answer your questions seven days a week. Please call 617-495-7777 or email ithelp@harvard.edu. The Support Desk schedule is 

    • Monday through Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
    • Saturday and Sunday: Noon – 4 p.m.