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Northwestern University

Visitor Privileges & Resources

Visitor access

We welcome visitors and the public.

Visitors can use these webpages to learn more about how they can borrow materials, access online resources and more. 

Library services

We are dedicated to creating a safe, accessible spaces for research and learning. 

Disability services

We make all library collections and services accessible to users with disabilities through accessible facilities, an adaptive technology lab and additional services. View these services.

Library security

Our  protect library materials and facilities, enhance library services, and provide library users with safe, comfortable, spaces for research and learning, we have established a University Library Building Use Policy.

If you are faced with a security concern while in one of our libraries, you should call 911 (for an immediate threat) or contact Library Security.

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