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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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Mapmaker, mapmaker, make me a map: GeoWeek 2016

The University Libraries’ 10th Annual celebration of Geography Week was held November 14 – 18, 2016.  Established by a Presidential Proclamation 25 years ago and...
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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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Books on the Move: A Message from the Dean of Libraries

As we accommodate our growing collections and prepare over the next two years for the anticipated restoration of Deering Library, we continue to shift books...
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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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Trove of Americana gifted to library now available

Thanks to a major gift, the Northwestern community now has access to the contents of the Archive of Americana collection, a product of Readex,...
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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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