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Welcome to the Styberg Library!: Resources

This guide provides a brief introduction and overview of the Styberg Library, including our resources and services. Feel free to use the links for more information, or email us with any questions. We are here to help you succeed!

About This Page

On this page, you can find information about some of our key resources, with links to additional information about them. Let us know if you have any questions about our resources.

USearch: The Online Catalog

Most of the library's resources can be discovered and accessed through our online catalog, which we call USearch. Watch the video tutorial below to learn more about how to use this awesome research tool!

Books & More

The library holds 400,000+ items, including books, journals, DVDs, CDs, laptops, and more. You can check out many of these materials. In addition, you have access to millions of other items through the Northwestern Libraries. You can find these resources through USearch, our online catalog. Check out the USearch video tutorial on this page for more information.

The library also has several reservable study spaces, a PhD study suite, and many individual and group study options through the library.

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Our Website

Our website is the place to begin your research. It is also the place to learn more about the library, its services, and its resources. Watch the video tutorial below to learn more about how to use the library's website.



We have access to over 1,000 databases through our partnership with Northwestern. Most of these databases are a part of USearch, our online catalog; however, you can also search these databases directly. To learn more, check out the links below.

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Your NetID

You will need your NetID (e.g., abc1234) or Garrett email to access most online resources. You will also need to register your NetID with a separate device for security reasons. For more information about these, see the link below.

Guides, Handouts, & Tutorials

Want to learn more about specific library resources? Check out the guides, handouts, and tutorials below.




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