Douglass Library


Read about the history of the Mabel Smith Douglass Library.

About the Media Collection at Douglass

The Douglass Library video collection includes 10,000 videotapes, 6,000 DVDs, 150 laserdiscs, and 1,100 16mm films. Materials have been selected to meet teaching and resource needs of all Rutgers -- New Brunswick schools, departments, and programs. New moving image materials are ordered regularly, and faculty users are invited to make recommendations for purchase by the contacting Kayo Denda, Media Librarian (

The collections are cataloged in QuickSearch.

Search help is available in How do I find video or audio information?

Guides of selected titles to a broad range of subjects are available through the Media Collections Research Guide.

16 mm film has some policy restrictions.

Douglass also lends media equipment. Complete the booking form to reserve video or audio recorders.

Service Updates

Due dates for borrowed items have been extended until September 30. Please don't return any library materials at this time. We'll waive any late fees when you return your items.

We're working closely with the university to determine when and how best to reopen our buildings and collections. Our top priority is the safety of our employees and patrons. Please continue to check back periodically for updates.

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Library services have moved online and physical locations are closed. Read more.


Circulation and reference desks may have different hours. Please check the hours page for these services


Mabel Smith Douglass Library

Douglass Library