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Library DIY

Self-help Guide for Navigating the Library

Welcome to Library DIY!

This resource is intended to help you navigate Northwestern's library resources and your research process.

Librarians are also happy to provide one-on-one help in person, via online chat, by email or phone.



This resource is adapted from the Portland State University Library DIY project created by Meredith Farkas, Amy Hofer, Lisa Molinelli, and Kimberly Willson-St. Clair. Thank you to them for sharing their content, which may be reused and adapted under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike license.

This Library DIY version is adapted from the Indiana University Bloomington Library DIY project and is hosted through LibGuides version 2. We thank them for creating their version for LibGuides v. 2 and sharing their content via the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike license. Our version of the Library DIY LibGuide may also be reused and adapted under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike license.

Table of Contents

Start my research/Choose a topicFind sources for my researchLooking for a specific item

Question about articlesQuestion about booksAre these sources good for my research?

Citing or using sourcesPrinting, login, or access issues