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, journals, movies, music, maps, theses, dissertations 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 audio or video material in the Rutgers collections, enter one or more keywords and select the appropriate search type in the pull-down menu. For more information, see "How do I find audio or video materials?"
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.
You can search the Rutgers Library Catalog for Electronic Books:
1. Choose Advanced Search
2. Enter your search information (author, title, keyword, etc) in the appropriate fields.
3. Select Library: RU-ONLINE (Rutgers Digital Library)
4. Select Format: Books
5. Click SEARCH button
Results will be limited to electronic resources that are books. Click on the link to access the document.
You can also visit our Electronic Books page. Not all items listed on this page are located in the Library Catalog.
How Do I find electronic books (e-books)?
Do you need a book that is not available from the Rutgers Libraries (not owned, or currently unavailable)? You may request the item via EZ-BORROW. Login using your Library Barcode and Pin # and request the item from participating libraries in the Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium, Inc.
Journal articles are not available through this service.
You can search for articles across multiple library databases. To search for journal, magazine or newspaper articles in the most popular databases, enter your search term(s) in the General Search. You may choose to search databases in your subject area by entering your search term(s) and choosing a subject from the pull-down menu.
NOTE: Not all articles found via this search are Full Text. For Full Text only, please search the individual databases that provide full text such as our frequently used databases.
If the article you are searching for is not available in full-text electronically, you can use Interlibrary Loan and Article Delivery Services to request journal articles from any Rutgers University library.
Please watch this video on how to request an article.
You may also use this service to request materials not in the Rutgers University Libraries collections.
This Newspaper guide will lead to many newspaper sites with online searchable archives, as well as to physical collections of newspapers.
Popular Newspaper Databases: (Rutgers-Restricted Access)
Factiva is a vast archive of the world's most important publications, reports and news, focusing on business. Includes access to the Wall Street Journal.
Full-text content of North American and international newspapers
A full-text collection of newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic, minority, and native press. English and Spanish.
"News" section indexes and provides access to full text of newspapers including New York Times, Boston Globe, Atlanta Journal and Constitution.
Provides the full image of articles published in the New York Times from its first issue in 1851.
Provides PDF images of essentially all the content published in the Washington Post from its first issue in 1877 through 1993.
Research Guides have been created for you by the librarians at Rutgers in order to help you with your research. You can browse by Subject or Author and also find specific class guides.
This list provides access to many subject area encyclopedias. (Rutgers Restricted).
This page lists various electronic reference sources to help you with your research assignment.
Various guides to help with citations in MLA, APA, and Chicago styles.
RefWorks is a Web-based bibliography and database manager that enables you to:
Guide to Library Research: Learn to write a better paper using this guide.
How to Avoid Plagiarism : A popular cartoon tutorial developed at the Paul Robeson library on how to avoid plagiarism.
Assignment Calculator: Calculate a timeline to help you get through your writing assignment with efficiency and organization.
Paul Robeson Library YouTube Channel: Check out the "Rules of Plagiarism Fight Club", Words of wisdom on Wikipedia and other videos to help you with library resources and research.
Learning Tools: A list of useful tools for your research including guides, tools and tutorials.
Rutgers Libraries Toolbar: is a free Firefox browser extension that provides quick access to library resources.
Searchpath: This tutorial will help you learn to find and critically evaluate information sources.
RIOT Tutorial: An interactive experience to help you learn how to Select a Topic, Find Sources, Select Keywords, Identify Citations, and Evaluate Sources.