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For up-to-date information on changes to library services, including interlibrary loan, course reserves, remote resources, and book pick-up and delivery, visit our Updates to Library services page. University and Deering Libraries have returned to open stacks and appointment-free building access. See our building hours on the Hours page.

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Summer library service updates: building open for browsing

On June 14, the Libraries will return to open stacks and appointment-free building access for faculty, students, and staff in University and Deering libraries. HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access will end, and Interlibrary Loan will be able to increase borrowing.

Arriving on campus? We can help

It's been some time since the Libraries have been able to welcome the entire student body— and perhaps it's time to remind everyone how to make use of our services, whether virtually or in person.

Latest OER Grant projects to save 2,300 undergrads $176K per year

Nine applicants of the 2021 Open Educational Resource grant will receive at least $5,000 to develop free teaching material for a Northwestern undergraduate course. The grant committee estimates that the completed projects will save 2,370 undergraduates $176,000 in the first year.

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Updates

To ensure the health and safety of our community, Northwestern continues to closely monitor the outbreak of coronavirus/COVID-19. See news and resources for our community.


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