Start Your Research
Use our catalogs, tools and expertise
Northwestern University Libraries
See hours and locations to plan your visit
University Library is the main library on our Evanston campus. It contains the bulk of the library holdings and houses several notable departments and collections. University Library includes the Herskovits and Transportation Libraries, as well as the Music Collection.
To see campus COVID-19 safety policies, visit the Northwestern COVID-19 and Campus Updates page.
- 1970 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208
A campus architectural landmark, Deering Library served as the library's main library until 1970 and now houses the McCormick Library of Special Collections and University Archives and the Eloise Martin Reading Room.
- 1937 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208
*The Math Library is only accessible to Northwestern community members with an active Wildcard, with no staff assistance. The building is open for 24 hours with keycard access for Northwestern Mathematics and Statistics graduate students and faculty.
Circulating materials are available for pickup at the Main Library through NUsearch.
- Lunt Hall, 1st Floor, 2033 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208
Galter Health Sciences Library serves Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine and McGaw Medical Center.
Pritzker Legal Research Center serves the Northwestern University School of Law.
The Styberg Library is the academic library of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary and Bexley Seminary.