Main Library - Level 2

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Main Library - Level 2




  • It holds titles used for classes at Northwestern University.
  • Due to high demand, its items circulate for only one week.


Digital Collections

  • The department provides digitization services and support to faculty and graduate students.
  • It manages different labs on Main Library Level 2, one of which holds the Library's only public optical character recognition text scanner.
Digital Collections


Academic Liaison Services Department

  • Our subject specialists act as liaisons between the Library and academic departments, programs, and groups of scholars with common needs.
  • Besides assistance with library services and support for research, they aide with the selection of the Library's collection materials.
Academic Liaison Services


Academic & Research Technologies

  • A&RT is a department of NUIT.
  • It supports faculty as instructors and researches.
  • Additionally, it provides the larger Northwestern community access to educational technologies and various multimedia resources.
Academic & Research Techonologies


Student Lounge

  • Eating and drinking is allowed in the Student Lounge.
  • Vending machines available.
  • Ample space for patrons.
Student Lounge


Mitchell Multimedia Center Video Theater

  • Maximum occupancy: 30 people.
  • For pictures and information about the equipment available, go on a virtual tour of this space.
Video Theater


Marjorie Iglow Mitchell Multimedia Center

  • It holds a video library with over 25,000 titles.
  • Facilities include 8 self-service viewing.
  • Multimedia Group Viewing can also be arranged through the Center.
Mitchell Multimedia Center


Forum Room

  • Maximum occupancy: 68 people.
  • Available for computer and multimedia presentations and other special programs.
  • Check out the space on a virtual tour.
Forum Room


Lantern Entrance

  • The stairs near the Student Lounge lead directly to the Lanter Entrance.
  • The Lantern Entrance is the only entrance/exit available to the public, except in the unlikely event of an emergency.
  • Check our hours.
Student Lounge