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Spring’s almost through, time to renew!

As spring quarter winds down, it is time to make the hard choices: to return or to renew? For faculty and graduate students, all...
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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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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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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 anniversary of the Takeover: A reflection on protest and progress

By Charla Wilson, Northwestern Archivist for the Black Experience After 50 years, the key players in a dramatic protest that shaped Northwestern returned to...
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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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New grant query: Can libraries use student data AND respect privacy?

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...
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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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Library publishes student, faculty work from Computational Research Day

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...
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