The anniversary of the Takeover: A reflection on protest and progress
Posted May 31, 2018
By Charla Wilson, Northwestern Archivist for the Black Experience After 50 years, the key players in a dramatic protest that shaped Northwestern returned to...
Get the news!
Posted May 25, 2018
In addition to scholarly journals, textbooks, and databases the University Libraries provide another easy-to-overlook resource useful to faculty and students alike: digital news and...
Books are due, time to renew!
Posted May 22, 2018
Spring quarter is coming to a close, and for many of us, that means saying a bittersweet goodbye to books that have carried us...
New grant query: Can libraries use student data AND respect privacy?
Posted May 21, 2018
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...
Get to know an Access Services Librarian: Kurt Munson
Posted May 9, 2018
The Northwestern Libraries employ over 70 librarians who specialize in areas such as rare books, area studies, digital scholarship, and archives. In this series,...
Library publishes student, faculty work from Computational Research Day
Posted May 4, 2018
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...
Together again (and all in one place!): Government & Geographic Information Collection
Posted May 1, 2018
By Anne Zald, Assistant Head for Government, Business, & Geospatial Services After two years of planning, five months of construction and four weeks of...
On a Roll: Creating a Futomaki-style Preservation Housing for a Large Map
Posted April 25, 2018
Many paper items in library collections are simply too large to be stored flat. If an item is larger than any available flat filing...
John A. Swider Timetable Collection
Posted April 16, 2018
The Transportation Library is thrilled to make the John A. Swider Timetable Collection available to researchers. The collection comprises 919 timetables from bus and...