Northern Illinois University

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Normal Rd. at Carroll Ave.
DeKalb, IL 60115-2868

Library phone: 815-753-1995
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Director: Fred Barnhart 815-753-9801
E-Resources Liaison: Michele Hunt 815-753-6985
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Inter-Library Loan: Catina Maxwell 815-753-9901
Public Services: Leanne VandeCreek 815-753-4025
Technical Services: Gwen Gregory 815-753-1746
Cataloging: Karen Brint 815-753-1658
Acquisitions: Michele Hunt 815-753-6985
Serials: Michele Hunt 815-753-6985
Technical Liaison: Joe Thomas 815-753-9452

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