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Discover NUSearch at Northwestern University Library

Northwestern University Library has launched NUSearch, a “library resource discovery system” that replaced the previous electronic catalog, NUCat. For the last year, the two systems have run in parallel, with both available to the Northwestern community. But in July, NUCat will be officially retired. With the final transition to the new system only weeks away, it’s important for users to be familiar with all that NUSearch has to offer. NUSearch allows for users to search for information in almost the entire Northwestern collection. In addition to searching through available books, audio and video recordings, digital archives, and images, NUSearch is

Distance Learning Librarian Interview

Northwestern University has a vast library system, one that can seem overwhelming to students and faculty alike. Librarians are available to help navigate the NU libraries, and there’s a librarian who is dedicated to working with online faculty and students. Tracy Coyne fills this role as the current Distance Learning Librarian at Schaffner Library, where she has worked for over two years. We asked Tracy a few questions about her role as DL Librarian and the services and supports she provides.   SPS Distance Learning: Can you broadly describe what the Distance Learning Librarian does? TC: Overall, I am here