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Research Services

The Libraries offer a variety of services to meet the research needs of students and faculty.

Research assistance

Librarians are available to answer your questions in-person, over the phone, or online. Visit the Ask Us page to be connected with a librarian, or just stop by the Research Assistance desk. Get more information on desk locations and hours.

To schedule an in-depth research consultation with an expert in your field, complete the Research Consultation Request Form.

Geospatial Services

Northwestern Libraries offer all NU students, faculty, and staff a variety of GIS Services, including:

Stop by the the GIS project room or contact us to set up a consultation. For more information on GIS and mapping services, visit the Maps and GIS page.