Book Donation Policy 

Full Book Donation Policy PDF Please contact Len Levin with questions. 

Open Access Policy 

Countway provides support for the Harvard Open Access and NIH Public Access policies. Our librarians can assist with Public and Open Access questions. We have more information and helpful tutorials here: NIH Public Access Policy


Food Friendly Policy 

Countway is a food friendly environment. Food and drink are welcome with the following exceptions:  

  • the Computer Teaching Room (Lower Level 2, Classroom 025) 

  • the Center for the History of Medicine (Lower Level 2) 

  • the Warren Anatomical Museum (on the 5th floor) 

  • No food or drink allowed on exhibit cases

Please take responsibility for reporting spills to the library or facilities. Community members should make efforts to clean up promptly. Report to the library staff at the 1st floor front desk, if needed, or call facilities at 617-432-1901. 


Service Animals Note 

Service animals are welcome in the library. 


Website Research Note 

As a part of continually improving our online services, we run tests on our website. If you'd like to learn more about this research, please contact Allison Herrera