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Chemistry: Library Basics

Finding materials at NU

Use NUsearch to locate books, journals, databases, etc. available at NU Library (print and electronic). More information here.

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SciFinder first time users registration

Register for a SciFinder account here. You will need a northwestern e-mail address.

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You can request materials that we don't own or are in use from another libraries. Interlibrary loan services, including electronic delivery of articles, are free to all NU students, faculty and staff. You will need to create an interlibrary loan account.

Feel free to suggest a purchase, too!

Article and chapter scans

You can request scans of most articles and book chapters held in print in Evanston-campus libraries. University Library provides this service free of charge. Use your Interlibrary Loan account to request scans and access scanned items.


Subject Specialist

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Elsa Alvaro
NU Libraries
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston, Illinois 60208