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Discover the Northwestern Libraries.

News & Publications

In addition to the stories published on our News page, you can read updates from our libraries and collections on their blogs. Visit our Major Projects page for information about major undertakings that span many collections or impact most library patrons.

Publications include Footnotes magazine, for library supporters, and our annual Strategic Plan.

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Library Administration

Learn about the Northwestern University Libraries' leadership and structure. Detailed information about our leadership, departments and policies.


Connect with the Libraries

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Support the Libraries

All gifts, including monetary donations and books and printed materials, make a difference.

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Contact us

Visit our staff directory to contact an individual staffer, or provide general feedback regarding our services and systems.


For all press and media inquiries, contact Clare Roccaforte, Director of Library Marketing & Communication at 847-467-5918 or via email at

Website Photography

Some of the photography on this site, including the Subject Librarian portraits, were taken by Northwestern University students. We're proud to acknowledge Alex Furuya ('19) and Matthew Zhang ('19) for their work.