Baker Library welcomes a variety of visiting researchers using our collections. 

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

For more information regarding access to Baker Library’s Contemporary Collections and databases, please see our Policies.  

For a full list of library services for visiting researchers, please see below:

Consultations

Course Support, Research Support | HBS Alumni, HBS Doctoral Students, HBS Executive Education Program Participants, HBS Faculty, HBS MBA Students, HBS Staff, HU Affiliates, Visiting Researchers

Do you want to schedule a research consultation with a Baker librarian? Find out more about how we can help.

Digital Images Requests from Special Collections

Publishing & Dissemination | HBS Alumni, HBS Doctoral Students, HBS Faculty, HBS Staff, HU Affiliates, Visiting Researchers

HBS Working Knowledge

Publishing & Dissemination | HBS Alumni, HBS Doctoral Students, HBS Executive Education Program Participants, HBS Faculty, HBS MBA Students, HBS Staff, HU Affiliates, Visiting Researchers

Staffed by a small team of experienced journalists, Harvard Business School Working Knowledge publishes accessible feature articles about faculty research (and practice) for an audience of business practitioners.  We also publish brief summaries of every working paper published through HBS. Our goal: to explain the practical relevance of economic research to a non-academic audience. 

Research Assistance

Research Support | HBS Alumni, HBS Doctoral Students, HBS Executive Education Program Participants, HBS Faculty, HBS MBA Students, HBS Staff, HU Affiliates, Visiting Researchers

Learn how different teams across Baker Library provide research services to support faculty, students and visiting researchers.

Research Fellowships at Baker Library

Research Support | HBS Doctoral Students, HBS Faculty, HU Affiliates, Visiting Researchers

Information on fellowships that include support for research at Baker Library.

Research Services for the R.G. Dun & Co. Collection

Research Support | Visiting Researchers

Special Collections reference archivists can conduct a search for individual business or personal names in the R.G. Dun & Co. Credit Reports collection. Arranged geographically, by state or territory, the R.G. Dun & Co. credit ledgers are a rich source of information about American business from the 1840s-1890s.