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Lauren McKeen

Librarian and Web Manager

New grant supports creative use of open resources

A new grant program at Northwestern supports faculty who use open educational resources for undergraduate courses. The grants come in two amounts: $2,500 for...
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Veterans Day: David Thomas Hanson and the heroics of an “average” alumnus

By Kevin Leonard, University Archivist Partially screened behind a hedge southwest of Harris Hall, unseen and unnoticed by most, a monument stands to a...
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The Art & Teaching of Ed Paschke

By Jason Nargis, Special Collections Librarian What role does teaching play in the creative process of an artist? This is a question that began...
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Collection Highlight: James Joyce’s Sketch of Leopold Bloom

By Scott Krafft, Curator, McCormick Library of Special Collections  James Joyce, one of the most influential writers of the 20th Century, was plagued with...
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Books are due, time to renew!

Spring quarter is coming to a close, and for many of us, that means saying a bittersweet goodbye to books that have carried us...
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Get to know an Access Services Librarian: Kurt Munson

The Northwestern Libraries employ over 70 librarians who specialize in areas such as rare books, area studies, digital scholarship, and archives. In this series,...
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Together again (and all in one place!): Government & Geographic Information Collection

By Anne Zald, Assistant Head for Government, Business, & Geospatial Services After two years of planning, five months of construction and four weeks of...
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Upcoming workshops at the Libraries

See the Events Calendar for dates and start times of all events and workshops CITATION MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE WORKSHOPS 4/11, 11:00 – 12:00 pm, Evanston...
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Signs of life: 53 million pages of biodiversity

By Becca Greenstein, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Librarian Wouldn’t it be nice to have the collections of the world’s most famous natural...
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