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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

Library book sale: April 19-21

Looking for the art of Frida Kahlo or fascinating biographies on Cleopatra or Oscar Wilde? You’ll find them along with nearly 10,000 other books, comic books, and DVDs at the library's book sale.

Exhibits commemorate WWI

To honor the centenary of the U.S. entry into World War in 1917, University and Deering Libraries launched a new exhibit, both online and at both Evanston library locations.

Upcoming Events

Cite Smarter & Manage Your Research – Mendeley

April 27
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Black Women as Giants: A Celebration of Gwendolyn Brooks

May 4
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Black Women as Giants: A Celebration of Gwendolyn Brooks

May 4
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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