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2020 News

Library Services for Winter Break

December 11, 2020
As we look forward to Winter Recess and then the new year, Northwestern Libraries has updated its available services. The Libraries will be closed for Winter Recess from December 23 at 6pm until January 4 at 8am. Please read for information on the last day to place requests before this break.

Library Services Planned for Fall

August 13, 2020
As we look ahead to the start of the new academic year, Northwestern Libraries are actively planning to deliver the full array of academic services and information resources that support learning and research by adapting how we provide help, collections, and access to our facilities to best safeguard the campus community.
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Multi-factor authentication required for electronic resources

June 5, 2020
Northwestern University Libraries, Pritzker Legal Research Center, Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center, Qatar Library, and the Styberg Library are adding an extra layer of security for all electronic resources, including journals and databases. Beginning July 1, users accessing electronic resources will sign-on as usual using Online Passport and then be prompted to use Multi-factor Authentication (MFA).

Libraries plan for phased return this summer

June 3, 2020
As part of Northwestern University’s recently announced plans for a phased return to campus, Northwestern Libraries are eager to communicate the resumption of select services.

Library exam relief canceled for winter quarter

February 28, 2020
Due to concern for the health and wellness of the community, and following the campus guidelines regarding events, we are unable to hold our traditional exam relief activities.