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Drew Scott

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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Handmaid’s re-telling: Library holdings explore ‘One Book’ novel

A pair of classes from fall 2018 used the Libraries’ holdings to go deeper into themes of The Handmaid’s Tale, this year’s One Book...
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New digital humanities tool simplifies analysis of large text blocks

A new tool available through the Libraries makes it easier than ever for scholars to try their hands at digital humanities analysis. Often, large...
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The legacy of Dr. King in our Distinctive Collections

Every well-stocked library has a shelf—perhaps many shelves—dedicated to the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. From biographies to the man’s...
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Mandolins, composers, and hair, oh my! (When 9 different research topics become 1 cohesive exhibit)

By Carlynne Robinson, Registrar and Collections Coordinator How do you manage an exhibition with 10 different curators? You make a lot lists, schedule a...
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New library resources (and how to keep up with them)

The Libraries are always acquiring new resources to further the research of students and faculty. Below we call out some of our most notable...
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Campus group takes the sting out of costly textbooks

In response to the growing concern about escalating textbook costs from faculty and students, a network of faculty and staff has banded together to...
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Survival of a folk revival: Digitizing a vast music archive

In the wood-paneled grandeur of the Joseph Spear Beck Angling Room, graduate student worker Joyy Norris ’18 MFA removed a slightly wrinkled piece of...
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Designing support for engineering DTC students

By Becca Greenstein, STEM librarian Northwestern engineering students are solving real-world problems through ingenuity, imagination, and iteration— and now we are stepping up the...
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