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Know about Geography Week? There’s a map for that

Nov. 13-19 is National Geography Awareness Week, and Northwestern Libraries is celebrating with workshops and playful activities that have become popular fixtures for students...
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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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Open House Chicago returns to Deering Library

For the second year in a row, Northwestern University Libraries is excited to welcome architecture buffs and curious sightseers to Charles Deering Memorial Library...
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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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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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