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University (Main) Library

University (Main) Library

University Library is the main library on our Evanston campus. It contains the bulk of the library holdings and houses several notable departments and collections.

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Deering Library

Deering Library

A campus architectural landmark, Deering Library served as the library's main library until 1970 and now houses several distinctive collections.

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  • 1937 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208
Math Library

Math Library

The Math Library covers the entire field of pure mathematics and statistics and provides some coverage of applied mathematics.

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Mudd Library

Mudd Library

Seeley G. Mudd Library includes volumes on the physical sciences, life sciences, engineering, nanotechnology, computer science and applied mathematics. It is currently closed for renovation.

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Schaffner Library

Schaffner Library

Schaffner Library serves as the general subject library on the Chicago campus, and it supports the Northwestern programs based there.

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Professional Libraries

Professional Libraries

Galter Health Sciences Library serves Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine and McGaw Medical Center.  

Pritzker Legal Research Center serves the Northwestern University School of Law. 

The United Library is the academic library of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary and Bexley Seminary. 

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News & Announcements

Libraries closed during Winter Recess

Online resources will remain available for the duration of the break (Dec 23 - Jan 2), but faculty and grad students are encouraged to submit Winter 2017 course reserve requests now!

Library launches blog

Want a behind the scenes look at the work being done around the library? Check out the blog for faculty news, collection highlights, workshop information, and more

Footnotes Magazine, Fall 2016

The newest issue highlights the archive of equality activist, Karen DeCrow, as well as an upcoming installation inspired by the Herskovits Library

Current Exhibit

Karen DeCrow (AP Photo/Bill Ingraham)

We celebrate feminist leader Karen DeCrow using materials from her personal papers, which were donated to University Archives upon her death in 2014.

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