Category: Blogs

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...
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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,...
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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...
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Get to Know a Copyright Librarian: Liz Hamilton

The Northwestern Libraries employ over 70 librarians who specialize in areas such as rare books, area studies, digital scholarship, and archives. In this series,...
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Northwestern Professor Awarded for Innovative Work in Regional Science

The Transportation Library congratulates Professor David Boyce, who, together with Huw Williams, was awarded the William Alonso Book Prize of the North American Regional...
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Finding hidden text: Now you see me… Now you don’t

While conducting research on slotted parchment bindings, Hesiodou tou Askraiou Erga kai Hemerai (Hesiod 1537) came to the attention of preservation staff. We could...
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“Architecture in Africa” Exhibit in the Herskovits Library

The Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies invites you to visit “Architecture in Africa,” our new exhibit in 5 East for fall quarter....
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Library Go Trainers Are the Very Best

The start of fall quarter is often one of the more difficult times of year. New students — both undergraduate and graduate alike are struggling to...
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Library exhibit and lecture honor feminist icon

Marking the 50th anniversary of the National Organization for Women, NOW president Terry O’Neill ’74 will give a public lecture at Northwestern this fall...
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