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NLU libraries are currently open online, and our remote services are available.

University Library in-person assistance and access to physical resources are suspended. Click here for more information on how services will be affected by this closure. 

If you have questions on digital resources, research assistance, or other Library issues, you can email us at anytime or use our chat feature on the right sidebar during the following hours:

Monday - Thursday 9 am - 7 pm

Friday 9 am - 5 pm

Saturday 9 am - 1 pm

We also have online workshops available. To see the schedule for upcoming workshops, click here

If you would like to work with a librarian online, please make an appointment to ensure availability.


Looking for more info on COVID-19? Click here for more details.



Spring Term Library Workshops (Online!)

Join the NLU Library for a series of online workshops in the Spring term! Topics include Finding Books & Articles in the NLU Library, Evaluating Sources (Articles, Websites, & More), Academic Honesty & Citing Sources, and a new workshop on Organizing Sources With Zotero. See the full schedule and register for a session!

Something to Think About in March

This month, I would like to share a blog post by Aimee Miles, a new librarian, who has given me a thoughtful perspective on old, and sometimes, beloved children's books. Although I have written an article on this topic myself (Questioning Your Collection), I feel that Aimee Miles has asked some important questions that I did not. To read more click here.



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    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632
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    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632
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    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632
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    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632
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    Established in 1988 and located in one of Tampa's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to its classrooms, the National Louis University Tampa Regional Center features a computer lab, student lounges, and conference room.

    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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