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A Brutal Beauty

When the plans for University Library were being developed in the 1960s, one concern was how a new, modern library would relate to the...
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University Library at 50: A Brutalist Icon at the Heart of the Evanston Campus

University Library was introduced in the May 1970 issue of American Libraries with the wonderfully-titled article, “Northwestern’s New Library … An Easy Mark for...
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From the Monster on the Knoll to the Library of the Future

On January 19, 1970, a new chapter began in Northwestern’s history: the opening of the new University Library building. Today and tomorrow we look...
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Apply for an Open Educational Resources Development Grant

Written by Chris Diaz, Digital Publishing Librarian Updated March 9, 2020: The deadline for the grant application has been extended to March 20, 2020....
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Productive and Enjoyable Harmony between Man and His Environment: 50 Years of the National Environmental Policy Act

Signed into law in January 1970, the National Environmental Policy Act, or NEPA, was a response to the growing public concern through the 1960s...
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New resource allows researchers to find licensed content on the web

The libraries are trialing a new tool that allows researchers to discover licensed e-resources on the open web without having to start on the...
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The Aggregate: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research

Anne Zald serves as Northwestern’s Social Science Data Librarian (and also our Government Information Librarian). She supports faculty and students in their social science...
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Who’d ‘a Thought It! From Radio to Stage with “Clara, Lu ‘n’ Em”

On Dec 3, 2019, a new black-box theater space in Northwestern’s Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts was dedicated. The new theater’s dedication coincides...
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“On the Same Terms”: Women and Academics at Northwestern

As we begin to see the light at the end of the first-quarter tunnel, and to prepare for Winter Quarter classes, let’s take a ...
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