Blog

Seeing in “4-D”: Bucky Fuller’s manifesto & conservation decision-making

Conservators do their best to inflict as little change as possible on the items they treat. Sometimes this rule is straightforward; at other times,...
Read More

Coming soon: custom research guides in your Canvas course!

Starting in Spring Quarter, you will see an enhancement integrated directly into your Canvas course sites: custom library research guides. Subject guides (AKA LibGuides)...
Read More

“Untitled” (The End): an installation by Félix González-Torres

The following piece was written by guest contributor, Brian Leahy, exhibit curator and graduate student in Art History.   Félix González-Torres, born in Cuba...
Read More

Get to know a Digital Publishing Librarian: Chris Diaz

The Northwestern Libraries employ over 70 librarians who specialize in areas such as rare books, area studies, digital scholarship, and archives. In this series,...
Read More

New services to improve online searching

Beginning in Spring Quarter 2017, the Libraries have implemented two new services to provide a more user-friendly way of finding e-journals and articles. BrowZine...
Read More

Northwestern basketball: a history

In light of Northwestern’s recent NCAA success, amaze your friends with your detailed knowledge of Wildcat basketball history.
Read More

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...
Read More

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,...
Read More

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...
Read More