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Special Collections' reading room to close, Dec. 17 - Jan 31, 2013

Update:
The compact shelving installation in the New Jersey Room is completed. The New Jersey Room will reopen to the public on Saturday, January 26, from 1pm to 5pm. Semester hours remain 9am to 5pm, M-F and Sat., 1pm to 5pm.

To allow for the installation of compact shelving, the New Jersey Room on the lower level of Alexander Library will be closed beginning Monday, December 17, 2012. The New Jersey Room is the reading room of Special Collections and University Archives.

During this time the Sinclair New Jersey collection, the Genealogical Society of New Jersey files and Daughters of the American Revolution New Jersey chapter files, and the printed map collection will not be available. Special Collections will reopen the New Jersey Room on or about January 31, 2013.

Access to manuscript collections, Annex holdings, rare books, and Rutgers University Archives may be arranged for use in the Case Room by appointment only between December 17th and December 21st, 2012 and between January 2 and January 31, 2013 (weekdays only). Special Collections and University Archives will be completely closed between December 22nd and January 1st. Please call 848-932-6148 or 848-932-6155 or e-mail craftg@rulmail.rutgers.edu or rbecker@rulmail.rutgers.edu to arrange for an appointment to use the collection between December 17th and 21st and/or between January 2nd and 31st.

We are sorry for any inconvenience this presents to our users.

Posted November 19, 2012