The John Cage Scrapbooks: Pre- and Post-Digitization Conservation
Posted August 15, 2019
From August 8 to 11, Northwestern hosted “Dancing in Common,” the annual conference of the Dance Studies Association. In conjunction with the conference, the...
Art Library keeps ’Watch‘ over Rembrandt restoration
Posted July 31, 2019
This year marks the 350th anniversary of the death of Rembrandt van Rijn, one of the most extraordinary artists of the Dutch Golden Age. Although...
The William R. Hough Timetable Collection
Posted July 25, 2019
The William R. Hough Timetable Collection represents a passion for collecting in transportation that spans two generations: the donor’s and his father’s....
150 Years of Women at Northwestern: A year of commemoration begins
Posted June 19, 2019
In preparation for Commencement Day, a platform is set up in a shady grove on the campus grounds; sunlight shimmers on the lake in...
Remembering alumnus and D-Day paratrooper Norb Schwartz
Posted June 7, 2019
June 6, 2019, marked the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, the turning point of World War II. In honor of the day, University...
Spring’s almost through, time to renew!
Posted May 24, 2019
As spring quarter winds down, it is time to make the hard choices: to return or to renew? For faculty and graduate students, all...
Want to help students hold down costs? Consider course reserves
Posted May 23, 2019
Many of the solutions in the campaign to lower textbook costs involve digital alternatives, but Northwestern University Libraries maintain an old practice rooted in...
Pilot OER Grant Program to save students $179K in first year
Posted May 23, 2019
The newly launched Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant program was designed to support faculty who are interested in exploring the use of OER in...
New digital collection interface makes browsing archives easy
Posted May 21, 2019
A new online tool launched this month gives researchers more efficient tools to view the voluminous digital collections held at the Libraries. The new...