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Transportation Library

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  • The Transportation Library was founded in 1958 to support the curricula and research programs of the Transportation Center and the Center for Public Safety of Northwestern University
  • Containing over 500,000 items, the Transportation Library of Northwestern University is one of the largest transportation information centers in the world, encompassing information on all transportation modalities, including: air, rail, highway, pipeline, water, urban transport and logistics.
  • For an updated list of call number ranges housed in this area, visit our Book Location Guide.
  • Quiet Zone.

Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies

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  • Quiet Zone.
  • Established in 1954, the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies at Northwestern University is the largest separate Africana collection in existence.
  • Its scope is as wide as the continent of Africa itself; its subject matter ranges from art, history, literature, music, and religion to communications, management, and cooking.
  • For an updated list of call number ranges housed in this area, visit our Book Location Guide.

South Tower

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  • Quiet zone.
  • East Asian Collection books can be found here.
  • For an updated list of call number ranges housed in this area, visit our Book Location Guide.

Room 5722

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  •  Equipped with a Creston control system, blu-ray/DVD deck, document camera, projector, speakers, dimmable LED lights, 6' pull down projection screen, overhead projector, laptop and HDMI connection, white or black boards and 18 movable tab armchair desks.
  • Reserve the room.

Room 5746

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  •  Equipped with a Creston control system, blu-ray/DVD deck, document camera, projector, speakers, dimmable LED lights, 6' pull down projection screen, overhead projector, laptop and HDMI connection, white or black boards and 14 movable tab armchair desks.
  • Reserve the room.

Room 5770

This is currently designated as a staff workspace.

Room 5322

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  • Equipped with a Creston control system, blu-ray/DVD deck, document camera, projector, speakers, dimmable LED lights, 6' pull down projection screen, overhead projector, laptop and HDMI connection, white or black boards and 18 movable tab armchair desks.
  • Reserve the room.
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