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Library publishes student, faculty work from Computational Research Day

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...
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Together again (and all in one place!): Government & Geographic Information Collection

By Anne Zald, Assistant Head for Government, Business, & Geospatial Services After two years of planning, five months of construction and four weeks of...
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On a Roll: Creating a Futomaki-style Preservation Housing for a Large Map

Many paper items in library collections are simply too large to be stored flat. If an item is larger than any available flat filing...
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John A. Swider Timetable Collection

The Transportation Library is thrilled to make the John A. Swider Timetable Collection available to researchers. The collection comprises 919 timetables from bus and...
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A Cast of Thousands: University Libraries Exhibit Celebrates Performance at Northwestern

An exhibition in Deering Library, drawn from the archives of the most accomplished thespians of Northwestern, coincides with CommFest, the upcoming School of Communication...
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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 4/11, 11:00 – 12:00 pm, Evanston...
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A Spark of Curiosity: Finding an anti-strike coating for match heads

By Roger Williams, Conservation Fellow We recently treated a scrapbook once belonging to Ardis Nadine Kuhnen, an Evanston resident and Northwestern alumna (B.S. ’51)....
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Stephen Shore and The Book of Books

By Perry Nigro, Art Library Assistant At 6, he received a home darkroom kit for his birthday. At 14, he had sold some of...
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Fair play: coloring books and copyright

By Liz Hamilton, Copyright Librarian, and Rachel Cole, Transportation Public Services Librarian Coloring books are said to have benefits that include reductions in stress, anxiety,...
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