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U.S. History: Chicago Area Libraries

Beyond Northwestern

CHICAGO AREA LIBRARIES:  BEYOND NORTHWESTERN provides a full list of libraries and archives in the region.   For non-Chicago area catalogs see Catalogs from Other Libraries.

The Chicago Collections Consortium portal, Explore Chicago Collections, provides a finding aide for locating archival and other collections in the greater Chicago area. 



Interlibrary Loan & Reciprocal Borrowing Programs

Use Interlibrary Loan to obtain materials that are not available at Northwestern University Libraries.

Reciprocal borrowing arrangements are in place with University of Chicago, Loyola University, and University of Illinois at Chicago.


Subject Specialist

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Harriet Lightman
Northwestern University Libraries
1970 Campus Drive
Room 2627, 2nd floor/east tower
Evanston, IL 60208