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Get Research Help at NUL
There are many places at NUL to receive help with your research.
Ask a Librarian (Reference Department)
Contact a Reference Librarian by phone, e-mail, IM, or in person
Other Reference Desks at NUL
Contact the Reference desks at other Northwestern University libraries and special collections.
Meet one-on-one with a librarian for in-depth assistance in identifying and locating the resources most useful for the project at hand. The outcome of a research consultation may be a database search, an overview of relevant electronic and print sources, or a conclusion to a particularly difficult inquiry.
Locate the Information on Your Own
If librarians and staff are not available to answer your question, here are some places to help you find the answer on your own.
Research guides created by subject specialists to help you point you to the resources in your subject area.
Virtual Reference Collection
Online dictionaries, encyclopedias, biographical resources, statistical resources, and other online reference materials.
Guides, Handouts, and Tutorials
Guides and Tutorials in a variety of formats to help you with various research activities such as finding books, articles, databases and more.