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Crate & Barrel archive open for business

By Yvonne Spura, Archival Processing Specialist We are happy to announce that a large collection of materials from Crate & Barrel, the well-known American...
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The anniversary of the Takeover: A reflection on protest and progress

By Charla Wilson, Northwestern Archivist for the Black Experience After 50 years, the key players in a dramatic protest that shaped Northwestern returned to...
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New grant query: Can libraries use student data AND respect privacy?

By Michael Perry, Data Assessment Librarian Does anyone really care about their privacy? It’s just one provocative question some of my university library colleagues...
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Library publishes student, faculty work from Computational Research Day

How would you simulate the formation of a galaxy? What can historical voting patterns show us about polarization in the U.S. Congress? These are...
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Government collection consolidated in new space

In February, the Government and Geographic Information Collection will move from Deering Library to a new home in University Library. The move marks a...
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The Revolution Will Be Archived: The 1960s at Northwestern

The fall 2017 issue of Footnotes marks Northwestern University Libraries’ declaration about becoming center for study of the 1960s. Read the full issue here....
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New librarians for music, business join Northwestern

The Northwestern University Libraries are pleased to welcome two new librarians to its staff: Emily Boyd has joined as a Business/Data Analytics Librarian. She...
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Textbooks too expensive? Libraries offer relief

After listening to student feedback about the debilitating effect of expensive textbooks, Northwestern University Libraries are offering one way to mitigate that cost. University...
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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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