• Articles
  • Books & Media
  • Journals
  • 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.

Services & Tools


How to register with the Libraries for borrowing; request delivery of Rutgers and E-ZBorrow and interlibrary loan materials; manage your checkouts.
Ways to get in touch with a librarian for help with your research.
Find information about the Rutgers Open Access Policy, SOAR (Scholarly Open Access at Rutgers) and other scholarly communication services such as NIH compliance, research data management, digital humanities and more.
Guidance to faculty, staff, and students on copyright and licensing in academic research and publication, teaching, and other educational activity at Rutgers.
Find items placed on reserve by your instructor for a course.
Number of computers currently available in each Rutgers library.
What’s available, from viewing & listening facilities to media on reserve, the booking service,and streaming media.
Find out about printing and scanning in the Libraries, as well as special services such as faxing, color prints, and large format scanning & printing.
Hours the libraries are open during the semester, break periods, and intersessions.
Reference desks, circulation desks, and other service desk hours.
How instructors can arrange for a library class.

Information For...

What’s most needed for library survival: late night hours, group study, quiet areas, wireless, food & drink, computers, course reserves, printing & scanning, help.
Library services for faculty that support their research and teaching.
Information for researchers about the Rutgers Open Access Policy/SOAR, RUcore, NIH compliance, research data management, copyright and licensing, digitization projects, digital humanities, citation management tools and more.
Helpful information for visitors to the libraries.
Alumni borrowing and library services.
Access and library building accessibility, services, and adaptive equipment.
Library information for international students.
Resources and services available to distance learners and off-campus users.


The basics for getting started with RefWorks, a web-based bibliography and database manager.
A research management tool that allows you to save citations and full text documents and organize them into your own personal research library.