Visit the library
1970 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208
View hours for the University Library entrances and service desks.
Collections and services
University Library contains the bulk of the Library’s holdings and houses several notable departments and collections, including:
- Government & Geographic Information Collection
- Marjorie I. Mitchell Multimedia Center
- Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies
- Music Library
- Transportation Library
In addition, circulation, reference and interlibrary loan librarians are available to help researchers.
The John P. McGowan Information Commons and other computer labs offer workstations and technology for research and projects. Students can reserve space in study rooms for group work and team projects.
- Computer labs and printers
- Study rooms and carrels
- Café Bergson with service by BrewBike. See Café service hours.
For more information about architect, Walter Netsch, visit our Walter Netsch website featuring an online bibliography, biography, chronology, images and links to more information about Netsch and his work. Copies of the book, Walter A. Netsch, FAIA: A Critical Appreciation and Sourcebook, are held in the Northwestern University Libraries collection and available for purchase through the Northwestern University Press.