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Signs of life: 53 million pages of biodiversity

By Becca Greenstein, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Librarian Wouldn’t it be nice to have the collections of the world’s most famous natural...
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Promoting Open Science with Arch

Written by guest contributor and Digital Publishing Librarian, Chris Diaz Scientific journal articles only tell part of the story. When scientists, students, and industry...
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Building Peace and Democracy in Africa: Why Open Access Knowledge is Vital

In conjunction with Open Access Week, which raises awareness of making scholarship publicly available online, Northwestern Libraries will host Dr. Richard Joseph, Professor of...
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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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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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Remembering Helen Wood, WWI Veteran

This post was written by guest contributor and University Archivist, Kevin Leonard. Under a dark and threatening sky, representatives of Northwestern University Libraries, midshipmen...
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Curious library: partnering with NPR and Chicago Collections to uncover local history

Chicago radio station WBEZ regularly airs the Curious City series, an ongoing exploration of Chicago history and customs. This week’s installment about the founding of Chicago’s Boystown neighborhood...
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