The anniversary of the Takeover: A reflection on protest and progress
Posted May 31, 2018
By Charla Wilson, Northwestern Archivist for the Black Experience After 50 years, the key players in a dramatic protest that shaped Northwestern returned to...
Books are due, time to renew!
Posted May 22, 2018
Spring quarter is coming to a close, and for many of us, that means saying a bittersweet goodbye to books that have carried us...
New grant query: Can libraries use student data AND respect privacy?
Posted May 21, 2018
By Michael Perry, Data Assessment Librarian Does anyone really care about their privacy? It’s just one provocative question some of my university library colleagues...
Get to know an Access Services Librarian: Kurt Munson
Posted May 9, 2018
The Northwestern Libraries employ over 70 librarians who specialize in areas such as rare books, area studies, digital scholarship, and archives. In this series,...
Library publishes student, faculty work from Computational Research Day
Posted May 4, 2018
How would you simulate the formation of a galaxy? What can historical voting patterns show us about polarization in the U.S. Congress? These are...
Together again (and all in one place!): Government & Geographic Information Collection
Posted May 1, 2018
By Anne Zald, Assistant Head for Government, Business, & Geospatial Services After two years of planning, five months of construction and four weeks of...
New librarians for music, business join Northwestern
Posted November 17, 2017
The Northwestern University Libraries are pleased to welcome two new librarians to its staff: Emily Boyd has joined as a Business/Data Analytics Librarian. She...
Promoting Open Science with Arch
Posted October 25, 2017
Written by guest contributor and Digital Publishing Librarian, Chris Diaz Scientific journal articles only tell part of the story. When scientists, students, and industry...
Textbooks too expensive? Libraries offer relief
Posted October 20, 2017
After listening to student feedback about the debilitating effect of expensive textbooks, Northwestern University Libraries are offering one way to mitigate that cost. University...