Building Peace and Democracy in Africa: Why Open Access Knowledge is Vital
Posted October 19, 2017
In conjunction with Open Access Week, which raises awareness of making scholarship publicly available online, Northwestern Libraries will host Dr. Richard Joseph, Professor of...
Upcoming Workshops at the Libraries
Posted September 19, 2017
See the Events Calendar for dates and start times of all events and workshops CITATION MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE WORKSHOPS Cite Smarter & Manage Your Research...
Obama Foods: Yes We Can (Save Those Wrappers)
Posted September 13, 2017
Back in 2015, the Preservation Department at the Libraries curated an exhibit called “Beyond the Book: The Changing Nature of Library Collections,” which highlighted...
Looking back at looking up: solar eclipses and Northwestern history
Posted August 18, 2017
Written by guest contributor and journalism major, Madeline Fox, Class of 2017 In just a few days, people all over the United States will...
Moving ‘Matrix’: A big project to protect a bigger painting
Posted June 19, 2017
By Susan Russick, Special Collections Conservator Over the summer, University Library is undergoing a significant renovation of its entrance hallway. For visitors, this means...
Remembering Helen Wood, WWI Veteran
Posted June 1, 2017
This post was written by guest contributor and University Archivist, Kevin Leonard. Under a dark and threatening sky, representatives of Northwestern University Libraries, midshipmen...
Curious library: partnering with NPR and Chicago Collections to uncover local history
Posted May 11, 2017
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...
Get to know a Digital Humanities Librarian: Josh Honn
Posted May 2, 2017
The Northwestern Libraries employ over 70 librarians who specialize in areas such as rare books, area studies, digital scholarship, and archives. In this series,...
Coming soon: custom research guides in your Canvas course!
Posted April 17, 2017
Starting in Spring Quarter, you will see an enhancement integrated directly into your Canvas course sites: custom library research guides. Subject guides (AKA LibGuides)...