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Archive of Berkeley Folk Music Festival fully available online

Fifty years ago today, the famed Berkeley Folk Music Festival opened its annual concert series for the 15th and final time, presaging the sunset...
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Collaborating with engineering students to create an open-design conservation tool

Book conservators treat volumes that vary in size, shape, and functionality. When treating the interior of a book, the binding often needs to be...
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Course materials available through Northwestern Libraries

By Lauren McKeen, Open Education Librarian The shift to remote teaching has shone a spotlight on the importance of access to course materials and...
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Faces in history: Treating caricatures of the Siege and Commune of Paris

By Kimberly Kwan, conservation fellow Before the campus shutdown in the face of COVID-19, the Preservation department in University Library was nearing the end...
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On the Same Terms: Documenting the Lives of Northwestern Women

“On the Same Terms” is an exhibition and blog series dedicated to this academic year’s commemoration of the 150-year anniversary of the admission of women to...
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On the Same Terms: Housing Northwestern’s Women, 1872-1993

“On the Same Terms” is an exhibition and blog series dedicated to this academic year’s commemoration of the 150-year anniversary of the admission of women to...
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In demand more than ever, librarians working diligently to serve campus

By Sarah M. Pritchard, Dean of Libraries and Charles Deering McCormick University Librarian Libraries are essential services to a campus in the best of...
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Copyright during COVID-19: A Q&A with copyright librarian Liz Hamilton

Liz Hamilton is the copyright librarian for Northwestern Libraries and University Press. She responds to all kinds of copyright questions, from information on copyright law...
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Teaching with primary sources during a pandemic: A digital cabinet of curiosities

By Jason Nargis, Special Collections Librarian for Instruction & Curriculum One of my favorite times of the academic year is toward the end of...
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