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International Students Library Guide: Finding a Book in the Library

Help for international student to navigate the physical and online environment at the University Libraries

  Meet our Research and Writing Team

The Writing Center
The Northeastern University Writing Center is open to any member of the NU community and exists to help any level writer, from any academic discipline, become a better writer.The Writing Center offers face-to-face appointments at 412 Holmes Hall, same-day appointments at 136 Snell library (behind the Argo Tea), and online appointments.  Book an appointment here!

International Tutoring Center provides support to international students with writing, conversation, reading, TOEFL and Career-prep appointments. Schedule your appointment and be sure to select a tutor at your preferred location: 88 Snell Library, Broad St., Seattle, or online.

In addition to tech support, ITS (Information Technology Services) provides software training workshops. You will need to login in to your MyNortheastern account in order to browse the schedule and sign up for workshops.

Subject Librarians Edit/Delete Quick Stats
Subject Librarians assist individuals and small groups with research projects. Who is your subject librarian

Digital Media Commons Edit/Delete Quick Stats
DMC includes collaborative work and teaching spaces, with expert help in using digital and 3-D resources.

Archives and Special Collections Edit/Delete Quick Stats
Archives staff members work with primary source materials in both print and digital form.

Library of Congress Call Numbers

Once you have the call number, you need the LOCATION

Help and Information Desk 
Level 1, Snell Library
(617) 373-8778

If you are curious about the library call number---here's a link to the "code key"

What is the Library Catalog telling me?

The book is available in

print    and shelved on the 3rd floor and

as an ebook  


Don't worry. 

The Interlibrary Loan Service, called  ILLiad, allows you to request delivery of Books, videos, articles and other materials not available at the NU Libraries.

This service is available at no additional charge to NU students, faculty and staff.