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Category: Faculty News

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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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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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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Get the news!

In addition to scholarly journals, textbooks, and databases the University Libraries provide another easy-to-overlook resource useful to faculty and students alike: digital news and...
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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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