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Books on the move at the Libraries

October 12, 2016
Growing collections and anticipated renovations prompt major book moves. Check back frequently for the latest book location updates!
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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

October 5, 2016
Become a Wikipedian! Join us to create and improve articles on Chicago topics that relate to Northwestern Libraries' archives and collections.


Pokemon Go

Library go: catch them all!

September 28, 2016
Celebrate Explore Your Library day by playing Library Go! Find the Pokemon we've hidden around University Library and snap their picture for a free t-shirt and a chance to win other prizes. Takes 10 minutes to play. Snacks provided!



New Books Digest

June 20, 2016
A brief selection of new art titles, including architecture, women, and contemporary art.

Dawes Delivers the Vote: A Libraries Exhibit

June 15, 2016
Ambassador, U.S. comptroller, brigadier general, Nobel laureate: Evanston resident Charles Gates Dawes played many roles in his life, but perhaps he is best known as vice president under Calvin Coolidge from 1925 to 1929.

New Books Digest

June 6, 2016
The Art Library has received a very substantial collection of new titles.



Love Your Library? This week is for you.

April 11, 2016
Paired with National Library Week (April 10-16), this week’s “Love Your Library” theme helps library staff highlight what an amazing, vibrant part of campus life the Libraries are.

New Books Digest

April 8, 2016
An interesting selection of new art titles, from Giotto to the Bejing Biennale.


Faculty Publications

March 29, 2016
The Main Art Library is proud to announce a new project beginning with the Spring 2016 quarter. Twice each month, the Art Library showcases our new art titles, displaying them near the entrance to the Eloise W. Martin Reading Room.

Extended Hours for Deering Library

March 14, 2016
Northwestern University Libraries will be extending the operating hours for Deering Library beginning with spring quarter, in order to help offset the loss in study space resulting from the temporary closure of Mudd Library.

Alumni Publications Now Available Online

March 10, 2016
One of the major sources of Northwestern news is now available online thanks to a large digitization initiative at Northwestern University Libraries.

International Women's Day

March 8, 2016
A timeline of significant transportation contributions by women to celebrate International Women's Day.

New Books Digest

March 7, 2016
Highlights of this month's new titles in the Art Library.

Transportation and the Environment

March 2, 2016
The Transportation Library has a broad selection of books that deal with transportation and the environment. Here's a roundup of a few we've acquired recently.


Live Art in the Eternal Network

February 24, 2016
Hannah Higgins has been a professor of art history at University of Illinois at Chicago since 1994. Her research and course topics examine twentieth century avant-garde art with a specific interest in Dadaism, Surrealism, Fluxus, Happenings, and performance art, food art, and early computer art.

Visionary Educator

February 10, 2016
Widely regarded as the "Father of the Graphic Novel," cartoonist Will Eisner spent his entire career chasing the Next Big Idea - and usually finding it.

Explore Chicago Collections

February 8, 2016
Chicago Collections, a consortium of libraries, museums, and universities with archives covering Chicago history and culture, recently launched its flagship search engine initiative that promotes the holdings of more than 20 member institutions.

Mudd Library Closed Until September 2017

February 1, 2016
As part of a series of construction projects on north campus, the Seeley G. Mudd Library building will close for renovation March 25, and will remain closed until September 2017.


Transportation Library

Making Connections

January 20, 2016
Like a traveler catching a connecting flight on a world-spanning quest, a researcher in a library is often hunting to find that one elusive link that connects an idea's starting point with its destination.

Charlotte's Scene

January 13, 2016
Charlotte Moorman electrified the avant-garde scene in 1960s New York with her experimental approaches to music, performance and pure spectacle.