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If the Schaffner Library doesn't have the materials you need, Chicago campus students may request items to be delivered from the Evanston campus and other University libraries. Items will be available for pick-up at the Schaffner circulation desk.

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Key Resources

Quick links to the most commonly used resources.

NUcat is the library's online catalog that can help you find items held by all the Northwestern libraries such as the Main Library in Evanston, the Scaffner Library, and the law school library.

Academic Search Premier
If you are looking for scholarly articles and are unsure where to begin, Academic Search Premier is a good starting point. It is broad, multidisciplinary and includes full text for 1800 publications as well as images, for nearly every academic field of study.

Expanded Academic ASAP (EXAC)
From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images.

JSTOR is a trusted archive of important scholarly journals. Content in JSTOR spans many disciplines, primarily in the humanities and social sciences.

LexisNexis Academic
Includes full-text access to the New York Times, 1980-present, plus many other US and world news sources.

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