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NUsearch - Books & More
NUsearch is the library's tool for finding books, journals, videos, images, and so much more (both physical and electronic) in our collection.
Books from the Chicago Campus
Some books you need may be held at the Galter Library, Pritzker Legal Research Center or Schaffner Library.
You can request items from Chicago campus libraries be sent up to an Evanston campus library directly through NUsearch!
To place your request from the item record in NUsearch, simply click on the “Sign in to request” link next to the item, log in to your account, and follow the instructions.
Can't Find It @NUL?
UBorrow allows you to search for and request an item in real time from nearby CIC institutions with a guaranteed 12-week loan if NUL does not own it or it is currently checked out.
For other materials that are not available via Northwestern, be sure to search WorldCat. You can submit an interlibrary loan request to have a copy of the item sent here.
Feel free to suggest a purchase, too!
Probably the best way to approach searching for books in NUsearch is to start with a keyword search.
- Enter your search terms, using words you're familiar with that describe your topic.
- Scan through the results.
- When you find a book that is relevant to your topic, explore the details of the book, including the author, table of contents and publisher by clicking on the tab labeled "Details".
- Pay special attention to the subject headings. Clicking on these will call up a list of other books that deal with similar topics.
Possible Books of Interest