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Northwestern basketball: a history

In light of Northwestern’s recent NCAA success, amaze your friends with your detailed knowledge of Wildcat basketball history.
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Crossing the Desert in an Armchair

    The Nairn Transport Company operated a tourist bus route between Damascus and Baghdad between the 1920s and the 1950s. The company was...
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Get to know a Data Librarian: Cunera Buys

The Northwestern Libraries employ over 70 librarians who specialize in areas such as rare books, area studies, digital scholarship, and archives. In this series,...
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The Red Scare: Washing & lining early Soviet propaganda posters

Deering Special Collections has a group of roughly 250 Soviet propaganda posters, primarily from the 1930s and 1940s. A number of the posters were...
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Get to Know a Copyright Librarian: Liz Hamilton

The Northwestern Libraries employ over 70 librarians who specialize in areas such as rare books, area studies, digital scholarship, and archives. In this series,...
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Northwestern Professor Awarded for Innovative Work in Regional Science

The Transportation Library congratulates Professor David Boyce, who, together with Huw Williams, was awarded the William Alonso Book Prize of the North American Regional...
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Mapmaker, mapmaker, make me a map: GeoWeek 2016

The University Libraries’ 10th Annual celebration of Geography Week was held November 14 – 18, 2016.  Established by a Presidential Proclamation 25 years ago and...
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Finding hidden text: Now you see me… Now you don’t

While conducting research on slotted parchment bindings, Hesiodou tou Askraiou Erga kai Hemerai (Hesiod 1537) came to the attention of preservation staff. We could...
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Who is Northwestern University Press (and why should I care)?

Founded in 1893, Northwestern University Press is dedicated to publishing works of enduring scholarly and cultural value, extending the university’s mission to a community...
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