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Africana Librarians Council 2017: Getting Started


The Melville J. Herskovits Library is pleased to welcome the Africana Librarians Council's Spring 2017 meeting, which will be held at the Northwestern University Libraries on April 20 & 21.

Getting to the Library from Visitor's Center Parking

Northwestern University's visitor's information page contains links to resources on getting to campus, including by public transportation and by car (including parking information).

The address for the Main Library is:

1970 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208-2300

If you follow the Driving to Campus directions and park in the garage next to the Segal Visitors Center, the Main Library is a short walk north.

Walk from Garage to Library

Entering the Library

Anyone without a Northwestern affiliate ID must register in order to enter the library. As part of the registration process, these individuals must present one of these pieces of photo identification: driver’s license, state ID card, passport, or military ID.  Registered patrons will be given a barcode to use to enter the building which will expire at the end of the day’s public hours.

Click here for more details about visiting the library.

Ver Steeg Faculty Lounge

Events will be held in the Ver Steeg Faculty Lounge. From the Library's main entrance, take the elevators to the Third Floor, then follow the signs. Ver Steeg is located next to the Third Floor's South Tower.

Research and Media Assistant

Gene Kannenberg Jr.
Africana Collection
Level 5, East Tower
Main Library
1970 N. Campus Drive
Evanston IL 60208