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University Hall marks 150 years as a Northwestern icon

  1869 was a rather big year for Northwestern. This fall, the University is set to commemorate the 150th anniversary of one significant event...
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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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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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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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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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