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Library Course Reserve Service Updates to Faculty

We live in extraordinary times. And the Libraries have already taken extraordinary steps to respond to COVID-19. As we continue looking for creative ways...
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Addition of McCormick papers makes Libraries a journalism history hub

Before the addition of the Robert R. McCormick’s personal and business papers, Northwestern Libraries already had a substantial collection of journalism archives deposited by...
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Busted: The Top 5 myths about OER

By Lauren McKeen, Librarian and Web Manager If you’re an educator, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve heard of OER, but you may be...
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The Aggregate: China Statistical Yearbook

Anne Zald serves as Northwestern’s Social Science Data Librarian (and also our Government Information Librarian). She supports faculty and students in their social science...
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“On the Same Terms”: Women’s Professions and the Chicago Campus

When Northwestern decided to add training in the “professions” (medicine and law) to its original liberal arts curriculum, it did so by affiliating with...
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A Brutal Beauty

When the plans for University Library were being developed in the 1960s, one concern was how a new, modern library would relate to the...
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University Library at 50: A Brutalist Icon at the Heart of the Evanston Campus

University Library was introduced in the May 1970 issue of American Libraries with the wonderfully-titled article, “Northwestern’s New Library … An Easy Mark for...
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From the Monster on the Knoll to the Library of the Future

On January 19, 1970, a new chapter began in Northwestern’s history: the opening of the new University Library building. Today and tomorrow we look...
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Apply for an Open Educational Resources Development Grant

Written by Chris Diaz, Digital Publishing Librarian Updated March 9, 2020: The deadline for the grant application has been extended to March 20, 2020....
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