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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?"

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Alcohol Studies Library

After the Alcohol Library had closed its doors in December 2016, the physical collection is being moved to Rutgers University Libraries and will be available for the Rutgers community and the public in the second half of 2017. Parts of the old web site are still available via the Internet Archive.

Research assistance and reference

Please direct questions to subject specialist and science reference librarian Judit H. Ward.

Research Guides (LibGuides)

Alcohol Studies Research Guide Our most popular resource, this guide will help you navigate Alcohol Studies Research.  This guide also has online resources under the Miscellaneous External Links tab.  Once you've completed your research, use the Bibliography tab to create your unique bibliography using Refworks and completing your paper in MLA or ALA format. [Rutgers NetID required].

Open Access Alcohol Studies Resources Guide: Geared towards participants of the certificate programs organized by the Education and Training Division, this guide provides general information on alcohol research from publicly available resources [no restrictions].

Reading for Recovery: Our latest resource, for all those interested in the use of bibliotherapy, i. e., guided reading,  for substance use problems. It was created at the Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies Library in 2015-2016 with the help of an ALA Carnegie-Whitney grant.

The History of Alcohol Studies

Stay tuned for the new web site of the virtual archives of the Center of Alcohol Studies, a leader in alcohol research, education and training, as well as documentation and publication of alcohol literature since 1940. The collection includes publications, such as Classics of Alcohol Literature, as well as archived biosketches and bibliographies of notable people in the history of Alcohol Studies, such as E. M. Jellinek, Leon A. Greenberg, Raymond McCarthy, and many more.

Also available the Information Services Newsletters (2007-2016), a treasure trove of information on the Center in the recent and distant past.