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  • Course Reserves
Search for course reserves
Search for journals, magazines, and newspapers
Search for books, music, movies, and more
Search for articles across multiple library databases

To find a journal, magazine, or newspaper article in the most popular databases in your subject area, enter your search term(s) and choose a subject from the pull-down menu. To view a complete list of indexes and databases available at Rutgers, click on View all databases. For more information see "How Do I Find an Article?"

To find books and more in the Library Catalog, enter your term(s) and select a search type in the pull-down menu. For more information see "How Do I Find a Book?"

To find a print or electronic journal in the Rutgers collections, enter its title or keywords in the title and select the appropriate search type in the pull-down menu. For more information, see "How Do I Find a Journal?"

To find a list of books, textbooks, and electronic articles placed on course reserve by your instructor, enter your instructor's last name and search. You can also use the pull-down menu to search by course title or number.

How do I check my library record?

  1. Select "My Library Account" to access one of the following options:
    • Checkouts
    • Requests
    • Fines
    • Preferences
    • Saved Searches
  1. Enter your NetID, or if you do not have a Rutgers NetID and are eligible to use the features of My Account, enter your your barcode and library PIN.
  1. Once you are logged in, your "Checkouts" are displayed.  When in "My Account," you can select one of the following options:
Checkouts: A list of the Rutgers, interlibrary loan, and E-ZBorrow items that are currently checked out on your library card, with their due dates. Recall due dates will display in red.
Requests: A list of items on hold for you, with information about the status of your holds, as well as articles requested, and items requested through EZBorrow, UBorrow, Interlibrary Loan, or Media Bookings (only available to faculty and graduate students). You will also be notified by email when your Requests become available for pick-up.
Fines: A list of your unpaid library bills.
Preferences: Use "Select Text Message Options" to sign up to receive text message notifications from RUL.
Saved Searches: New! Displays a list of "Your Saved Searches" and "Recent Searches"

Note: To protect the security of your barcode and PIN, close the BROWSER after you have checked your record on a public terminal.