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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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Who is Northwestern University Press (and why should I care)?

Founded in 1893, Northwestern University Press is dedicated to publishing works of enduring scholarly and cultural value, extending the university’s mission to a community...
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Northwestern professor’s ‘artist’s book’ on display in Deering

The Art Library has been spotlighting the research material produced by faculty in the Departments of Art History and Art Theory and Practice.  Every other...
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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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