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Category: The Digital Age

Copyright during COVID-19: A Q&A with copyright librarian Liz Hamilton

Liz Hamilton is the copyright librarian for Northwestern Libraries and University Press. She responds to all kinds of copyright questions, from information on copyright law...
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Teaching with primary sources during a pandemic: A digital cabinet of curiosities

By Jason Nargis, Special Collections Librarian for Instruction & Curriculum One of my favorite times of the academic year is toward the end of...
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Latest OER grant projects expected to save 1,300 students $247,000

By Lauren McKeen, Open Education Librarian Four recipients of a 2020-21 Open Educational Resource grant will receive at least $5,000 to develop free teaching...
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Free Resources in Response to COVID-19: What Faculty Need to Know

By Liz Hamilton, Copyright Librarian Many vendors have been expanding user access to their digital resources in light of library closures due to COVID-19....
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Library Course Reserve Service Updates to Faculty

We live in extraordinary times. And the Libraries have already taken extraordinary steps to respond to COVID-19. As we continue looking for creative ways...
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How OER Eliminates the Cost and Copyright Barriers of Textbooks

By Chris Diaz, Digital Publishing Librarian According to the Northwestern Student Finance Office, Northwestern students are likely to spend more than $1,600 per year...
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The Aggregate: highlighting data resources at Northwestern

Anne Zald has served as a Social Science Data Librarian (and also our Government Information Librarian) since 2013. She works with faculty and students...
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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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