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Upcoming Workshops at the Libraries

See the Events Calendar for dates and start times of all events and workshops CITATION MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE WORKSHOPS Cite Smarter & Manage Your Research...
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Obama Foods: Yes We Can (Save Those Wrappers)

Back in 2015, the Preservation Department at the Libraries curated an exhibit called “Beyond the Book: The Changing Nature of Library Collections,” which highlighted...
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Looking back at looking up: solar eclipses and Northwestern history

Written by guest contributor and journalism major, Madeline Fox, Class of 2017 In just a few days, people all over the United States will...
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Meet Becca Greenstein, STEM Librarian

The Northwestern Libraries are happy to introduce Becca Greenstein, STEM Librarian and the newest addition to the Research and Learning Services team. As the...
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Meet Charla Wilson, University Archivist for the Black Experience

The Northwestern Libraries are happy to introduce Charla Wilson, the Archivist for the Black Experience at Northwestern. Wilson’s primary focus as archivist will be...
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Helping smaller institutions preserve their own collections

A large academic institution like Northwestern University Libraries has ample staff and resources for the upkeep of its materials. But many smaller cultural institutions might...
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LGBT collections bring a rainbow of color to library holdings

At the moment, Chicago is bookended between last weekend’s Pride Festival and this weekend’s Pride Parade. But the study of gender, sexuality and LGBT...
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Moving ‘Matrix’: A big project to protect a bigger painting

By Susan Russick, Special Collections Conservator Over the summer, University Library is undergoing a significant renovation of its entrance hallway. For visitors, this means...
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Electric Vehicles of the Early 20th Century

In the Transportation Library,  we have the opportunity to assist the faculty and students of  Northwestern University’s Transportation Center with cutting-edge interdisciplinary transportation research, while at...
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