Use Other Libraries

Using Other Tufts Libraries

Fletcher students can access and borrow from all Tufts University libraries.

Using Harvard Libraries

Fletcher students and faculty can get a Harvard College Libraries Special Borrower’s card for free from the Harvard Privileges Office at Widener Library. For more details, refer to their Visitor Access page and scroll down to "Harvard Affiliated Programs and Centers."

This card allows you to access and use materials on-site at most of Harvard's libraries, except Lamont Library and only being able to use the Countway Medical Library on Saturdays. 

If you wish to borrow materials from the above libraries, there is an additional charge*:

  • 6 months Access + Borrowing: $450
  • 12 months Access + Borrowing: $850

*Please note that Ginn Library offers Interlibrary Loan services for free.

Library Access Card holders without purchased borrowing privileges cannot enter the stacks in the Schlesinger Library and Widener Library

Please see a reference librarian for more information. Consult the Harvard Libraries website for hours and maps.

Using the BLC

The Boston Library Consortium (BLC) is a group of academic and research libraries in New England that share resources. Fletcher students have access and borrowing privileges at these libraries. Participating libraries include

Bring your Fletcher ID to the Ginn Library Circulation Desk to register for a BLC card, and to get more information about the policies of the different libraries.

Search the BLC catalog.