For decades, the Newberry has served as a laboratory for undergraduate humanities research. Students delve into interdisciplinary topics in seminars and then pursue their own research projects using the Newberry’s collection.
Programs for Undergraduates
Research seminars bring students to the Newberry to work closely with library staff and collections.
Student Research Projects
Students who take part in our undergraduate programs pursue independent research projects using primary-source materials in the Newberry archives.
Inventing Mexico: Maps, Manuscripts, and Materiality, 1521-1921
Jan 17–May 04, 2023 — 2:00pm–5:00pm
In the 2023 Newberry Library Undergraduate Seminar, students will analyze how texts and images have shaped “Mexico” as a concept.Learn More
Exhibitions bridge the past and present using historic items from the Newberry collection.Now on View
Group and Class Visits
Book a time for your group or class to visit the Newberry for an interactive learning experience with our collection and staff.Learn More