Coronavirus information for Feinberg.

Skip to main content Skip to navigation

Library Policies


Galter Library Welcomes You

The Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center stands with Northwestern University’s commitment to a welcoming and inclusive community, regardless of beliefs.

This Library Welcomes You
All races, ethnicities, and nationalities,
All religions and diverse abilities,
All sexual orientations and gender-based identities.
This Library is a safe space.
This Library Encourages You
To pursue knowledge and discovery,
To exercise your right to digital privacy and intellectual freedom,
To contribute your very best and profoundly change the world.

Knowledge knows no borders.

back to top

Library Access

Please visit our Library Access page for specific policies related to accessing Galter's resources, and accessing the library building.

back to top

Food and Drink in the Library

No food is permitted in the library at any time. Beverages are limited to personal containers with secure lids (e.g. water bottles, travel mugs, take out drink cups). 

back to top

Web Privacy Policy

Learn more about the Galter Library website's privacy policies.

back to top


The Galter Library welcomes trained service animals on a harness, leash, or other type of tether. Users who bring non-service animals into the library will be asked to leave.

back to top

Appropriate Use of Electronic Resources

Please visit our Appropriate Use of Electronic Resources page for specific policies related to the use of electronic resources provided by Galter and Northwestern University Libraries.

back to top

Updated: June 21, 2021