A Northwestern NetID is required to access secure University resources. Anyone with a Northwestern NetID should be using the "Northwestern" wireless network. Two-hour access to Library resources may be granted by visiting a Library service desk to get a temporary NetID.
Guest NetIDs work on all public computers except those in the John P. McGowan Information Commons. They are valid for 2 hours. Guests who wish additional time will be required to meet with a library staff member for a research consultation to certify that their research needs require access to computer resources. This access will be granted at the discretion of the library staff
Guest IDs can be requested from service desks in the following locations: