Service Overview

If you’re not sure where or how to begin finding the right information, let us help. Our team can help you chose the right resources and develop effective search strategies.

When scheduling your consultation, please let us know:

  • Your HBS or HU affiliation
  • information about your research project
  • suggested dates and times

We will contact you to confirm your appointment.

Consultations are available to Harvard University affiliates and authorized Baker visitors. 


HBS Alumni

If you’re not sure where or how to begin finding the right information, let us help. Our research specialists can help you:

  • choose the right resource to explore your ideas
  • develop search strategies that allow you to make the best use of eBaker
  • create company lists to support your career research

HBS Doctoral Students

Baker Research Services (BRS) provides guidance and support for Doctoral Students including:

  • Data Consultations - We can help you identify the right data for your project, and help you determine whether we already have access to the data or whether it must be acquired from elsewhere.
  • Help Desk - We provide coaching and training on business and research concepts, and in the use of research tools such as SAS, Stata, Excel, Citation Tools, and other software available in our Computer Lab.

Contact Baker Research Services to schedule a consultation with a staff member.


HBS Faculty

Baker Research Services (BRS) provides specialized consulting to faculty and their support staff including methodological and statistical consulting, advising on the best resources available for a project, and providing guidance on data retrieval, data analysis, and data management supporting projects from beginning to end. BRS is a mix of librarians, MBAs, statisticians, and economists with deep expertise working with licensed and publicly available data sources.

 

Contact Baker Research Servicesto schedule a consultation with a staff member.


HBS MBA Students

If you’re not sure where or how to begin finding the right information, let us help. Our team can help you chose the right resources and develop effective search strategies.

When scheduling your consultation, please include:

  • information about your research or career search needs
  • suggested dates and times

See below to find out more about who we are and how we can help:

Jen Beauregard
Jen joined Baker Library in 2012. Prior to coming to HBS, she was the librarian for the Harvard University Development Office where she did research used by the President and Provost, and provided research assistance to a wide range of other Harvard researchers. Jen has an M.L.S. and a B.A. in English literature.

Leslie Burmeister
Leslie joined Baker Library in 2006. Prior to joining HBS, she worked in book publishing, specializing in sales and marketing. At Baker Library, Leslie focuses on retail & luxury goods and marketing, and also contributes research to entrepreneurship programming. When assisting students, Leslie is committed to understanding their research needs in order to improve the library user experience. Leslie has a Masters in Library & Information Science and a B.A. in History.

Cynthia Churchwell
Cynthia has been meeting the project and career research needs of HBS students since 2001. Prior to coming to HBS, Cynthia served as the Social Sciences Reference Librarian and then the Business Reference Librarian at the University of Missouri - Kansas City. She has experience compiling research guides and teaching information research skills. She has a Masters of Library Science, an M.B.A., and a B.S. in Accounting.

Emilie Codega
Emilie joined the Harvard Business School staff in April 2008. Prior to joining HBS she worked in research and knowledge management at PricewaterhouseCoopers for over 8 years, supporting the Financial Services industry practice. She has an M.L.I.S. and a B.A. in History.

Meghan Dolan
Prior to joining Baker Library in May 2008, Meghan was the Head of Numeric Data Services within the Social Sciences Program at Harvard College Library. Meghan's research experience spans the fields of government, economics, media/entertainment and healthcare. She has a Masters in Library & Information Science and a B.A. in Art and Spanish.

Kathryn FitzGerald
Kathryn joined Baker library in 2013. Prior to coming to HBS Kathryn was the Public Services Librarian at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. She also has experience as a market research information specialist at the MaRS Discovery District, sourcing and delivering market research to emerging technology and social innovation startups. She has a Masters degree in Information Studies and a BA in Art History and French Language and Linguistics.

Austin Haley
Austin joined Baker library in 2013.  Prior to coming to HBS he worked for Harvard University Libraries focusing on public services, resource sharing, and reference support.  He has a M.S. in Library and Information Science and a B.A. in Liberal Arts.

Poping Lin
Poping joined Baker Library Services in 2000 from MIT where she provided information research services to researchers and students in areas of science and engineering. At HBS she works with faculty to integrate knowledge of information resources into students learning processes. Her expertise is in areas of health care, science-based business (e.g. biotechnology and renewable energy.), and business & the environment. She has an MS. in Library and Information Science.

Andrea Schulman
Andrea has worked at Harvard Business School since 1996 where she oversees the collections, coordinates content for the Library web page and helped students with research. Before coming to HBS she managed a marketing research group at Digital Equipment Corp and has worked in the Reference Department of Widener Library. She has an M.B.A., an M.L.S. and a B.A. in Russian Language and Literature.

Mallory Stark
Mallory has worked at Harvard Business School for twenty years assisting students with research related to the job search—developing programs and services and building collections to assist MBA students with career development. Prior to coming to HBS, Mallory started the library at the Judge Institute at the University of Cambridge and worked as a Reference librarian at Dewey Library at MIT. Mallory has an M.S. in Library and Information Science, an Ed.M.and a B.S. in Business Administration.


HBS Executive Education Participants

If you’re not sure where or how to begin finding the right information, let us help. Our team can help you chose the right resources and develop effective search strategies.

When scheduling your consultation, please include:

  • information about your research or career search needs
  • suggested dates and times

See below to find out more about who we are and how we can help:

Jen Beauregard
Jen joined Baker Library in 2012. Prior to coming to HBS, she was the librarian for the Harvard University Development Office where she did research used by the President and Provost, and provided research assistance to a wide range of other Harvard researchers. Jen has an M.L.S. and a B.A. in English literature.

Leslie Burmeister
Leslie joined Baker Library in 2006. Prior to joining HBS, she worked in book publishing, specializing in sales and marketing. At Baker Library, Leslie focuses on retail & luxury goods and marketing, and also contributes research to entrepreneurship programming. When assisting students, Leslie is committed to understanding their research needs in order to improve the library user experience. Leslie has a Masters in Library & Information Science and a B.A. in History.

Cynthia Churchwell
Cynthia has been meeting the project and career research needs of HBS students since 2001. Prior to coming to HBS, Cynthia served as the Social Sciences Reference Librarian and then the Business Reference Librarian at the University of Missouri - Kansas City. She has experience compiling research guides and teaching information research skills. She has a Masters of Library Science, an M.B.A., and a B.S. in Accounting.

Emilie Codega
Emilie joined the Harvard Business School staff in April 2008. Prior to joining HBS she worked in research and knowledge management at PricewaterhouseCoopers for over 8 years, supporting the Financial Services industry practice. She has an M.L.I.S. and a B.A. in History.

Meghan Dolan
Prior to joining Baker Library in May 2008, Meghan was the Head of Numeric Data Services within the Social Sciences Program at Harvard College Library. Meghan's research experience spans the fields of government, economics, media/entertainment and healthcare. She has a Masters in Library & Information Science and a B.A. in Art and Spanish.

Kathryn FitzGerald
Kathryn joined Baker library in 2013. Prior to coming to HBS Kathryn was the Public Services Librarian at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. She also has experience as a market research information specialist at the MaRS Discovery District, sourcing and delivering market research to emerging technology and social innovation startups. She has a Masters degree in Information Studies and a BA in Art History and French Language and Linguistics.

Austin Haley
Austin joined Baker library in 2013.  Prior to coming to HBS he worked for Harvard University Libraries focusing on public services, resource sharing, and reference support.  He has a M.S. in Library and Information Science and a B.A. in Liberal Arts.

Poping Lin
Poping joined Baker Library Services in 2000 from MIT where she provided information research services to researchers and students in areas of science and engineering. At HBS she works with faculty to integrate knowledge of information resources into students learning processes. Her expertise is in areas of health care, science-based business (e.g. biotechnology and renewable energy.), and business & the environment. She has an MS. in Library and Information Science.

Andrea Schulman
Andrea has worked at Harvard Business School since 1996 where she oversees the collections, coordinates content for the Library web page and helped students with research. Before coming to HBS she managed a marketing research group at Digital Equipment Corp and has worked in the Reference Department of Widener Library. She has an M.B.A., an M.L.S. and a B.A. in Russian Language and Literature.

Mallory Stark
Mallory has worked at Harvard Business School for twenty years assisting students with research related to the job search—developing programs and services and building collections to assist MBA students with career development. Prior to coming to HBS, Mallory started the library at the Judge Institute at the University of Cambridge and worked as a Reference librarian at Dewey Library at MIT. Mallory has an M.S. in Library and Information Science, an Ed.M.and a B.S. in Business Administration.


HBS Staff

If you’re not sure where or how to begin finding the right information, let us help. The Baker team can help you chose the right resources and develop effective search strategies.

When scheduling your consultation, please include:

  • information about your research needs
  • the name of the faculty member you are working with
  • suggested dates and times that you are available to meet

HU Affiliates

If you’re not sure where or how to begin finding the right information, let us help. Our team can help you chose the right resources and develop effective search strategies.

When scheduling your consultation, please let us know:

  • Your HU affiliation
  • information about your research project
  • suggested dates and times

We will contact you to confirm your appointment.


Visiting Researchers

The unique resources and services within Special Collections are available to the global academic research communities. 

Research archivists with deep knowledge of Baker Library’s collections are available to meet with you to discuss your research project and goals. 

Contact Baker Library Special Collections  to schedule a consultation with a research archivist.