Virtual Research Services Offerings

Baker Library enables virtual collaboration for members of the HBS community and our global researchers. 

Move seamlessly between services provided at Baker onsite and online with Baker Library's website:

Additional services are available for the research audiences below: 

Special Collections Researchers

In lieu of onsite research, Special Collections staff will work with you to provide access to collections. See below for additional information on researcher services.

Global Research Centers

Contact to schedule research 
training webinars for your team or to set up individual remote research 


Access research services remotely. See below for for designated contacts by service.

If you are planning a visit to the Baker Library, please review the Harvard University coronavirus (COVID-19) website which provides the latest information about travel restrictions, health advice, and other resources. 

Special Collections Services for Researchers

Special Collections has moved to offering services virtually, but we remain committed to assisting our users. Please reach out to us at so we can work together to meet your research needs.

Librarians and archivists are available to: 

  • Support HBS and HU faculty to provide content for courses and help develop virtual learning experiences for students where possible
  • Provide in-depth reference via email, phone, or web conference to determine the scope of your research project and evaluate how staff can best meet your needs remotely
  • Direct you to relevant digital resources
  • Assist you in planning future research visits or reproduction requests

Staff are available Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM. 


Baker Research Services

For remote research assistance, HBS faculty, research assistants, and doctoral students may contact Alex Caracuzzo in Baker Research Services via email at or call 617-495-2492.  For research data sourcing and licensing, contact Katy McNeill via email or call 617-495-5310.

HBS Working Knowledge

For questions about HBS Working Knowledge, contact Sean Silverthorne via or call 617-495-6782.