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150 Years of Women at Northwestern: A year of commemoration begins

In preparation for Commencement Day, a platform is set up in a shady grove on the campus grounds; sunlight shimmers on the lake in...
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Remembering alumnus and D-Day paratrooper Norb Schwartz

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...
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Spring’s almost through, time to renew!

As spring quarter winds down, it is time to make the hard choices: to return or to renew? For faculty and graduate students, all...
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Want to help students hold down costs? Consider course reserves

Many of the solutions in the campaign to lower textbook costs involve digital alternatives, but Northwestern University Libraries maintain an old practice rooted in...
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Pilot OER Grant Program to save students $179K in first year

The newly launched Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant program was designed to support faculty who are interested in exploring the use of OER in...
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New digital collection interface makes browsing archives easy

A new online tool launched this month gives researchers more efficient tools to view the voluminous digital collections held at the Libraries. The new...
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Champions of new music: the archives of orchestra conductors

Long-dedicated to collecting twentieth-century and contemporary art music, the Northwestern University Music Library holds several important archival collections documenting the careers of influential orchestra...
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Pulitzer Prize winning Chicago composer’s papers at Northwestern

The papers of composer and organist Leo Sowerby, held by the Music Library, give invaluable insights into the creative process and performance preparations of a...
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Love Data Week: A celebration of ambitious research

In February, librarians urged students and faculty to “Show Data Some Love” during the fourth annual Love Data Week, an international effort to promote...
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