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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. 

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

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News & Announcements

Researcher's Toolkit Workshops

In collaboration with Northwestern Information Technology, the Libraries are offering a variety of workshops designed to help researchers improve scholarly productivity and efficiency.

Books on the move: Government Information

Beginning at the end of January, the Government Information Collection will move to a new home. The collection will be re-located to room B190 on the lower level of University Library.

New student support services in the Libraries

New this quarter, Academic Support and Learning Advancement is now in 2 North of University Library. The group offers course support, peer tutoring, and leadership training for undergraduate students.

Events & Exhibits

Black student protesters, 1968

They Demanded Courageously: The 1968 Bursar's Office Takeover. On May 3, 1968, approximately 120 African American students occupied the Bursar’s Office in response to discriminatory campus policies. This online exhibit tells the story of this transformative moment in Northwestern University history.

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