Core Collection

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The Core Collection housed in the open stacks of 2 North in the Main Library holds 35,000 key titles that reflect the undergraduate curriculum at Northwestern University. Core books circulate for 7 days, and can be renewed online up to 3 times.

The Core is also intended for studying. It features group study rooms, plenty of study tables, laptop connections, wireless.

Special study hours

During the regular school year Core is open until 3 a.m., Sunday through Thursday evenings. During Reading and Exam weeks Core is open for 24 hours.