Dana Library Operating Status

  Please check back frequently, as the building operating status is being continually reevaluated.

Last updated September 28, 2020

Building Access

  • Dana Library (lower level and first floor) is open for study to Rutgers students/faculty/staff
  • You'll need to sign in and show your Rutgers ID
  • Occupancy is limited, mandated by state guidelines, and will be enforced by security personnel
  • Study rooms remain closed until further notice
  • Any student, faculty, or staff who will be entering a Rutgers building is expected to obtain a Campus Pass available at my.rutgers.edu prior to entry

Computing, Printing, Scanning

Library Materials

  • The circulation desks aren't open, but most of library's circulating collections are available for Click and Collect.
  • To use Click and Collect, sign in to QuickSearch, find the item you want, and select Request Pickup for eligible items. You'll receive pickup instructions when your materials are ready.
  • You can return Rutgers library materials at any time in Dana's book drop, located at the front entrance of the building on the University Ave side.

Reference and Instruction

  • The library continues to provide reference and instruction services virtually
  • Contact a subject specialist for assistance in your field

Institute of Jazz Studies and Newark Archives

  • ​Due to ongoing construction, IJS and Newark Archives aren't able to offer in-person services. If you have questions about accessing these collections, send us an email: ask_ijs@libraries.rutgers.edu or use the form.