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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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The Books & Beasts Project: Getting the Skinny on Parchment

Ever wondered from what animal your parchment came? Researchers at the University of York in the UK want to know. They started the Books &...
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Braniff and the End of the Plain Plane

Among the more than 500,000 items in our Transportation Library, we hold a number of timetables, annual reports and other ephemera from U.S. carrier Braniff...
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