Return Library Materials

Return materials in person

You can return Rutgers materials to any Rutgers library. Return options and exact return procedures vary by location. Choose a campus/division to view local return procedures:

Camden

Law Library - Camden

Materials for return can be placed in the designated bin outside of the law library’s main entrance. Patrons who wish to return items on weekends should use the book drop box outside of Robeson library. If you have any questions about materials you returned, please call 856-225-6172 or email lawlib@camden.rutgers.edu.

Robeson Library

Hours: Monday–Saturday 10am-6pm
Place items in the book drop located in the front of the circulation desk. You can also return books after hours to the red book drop located in front of the building.

Health Sciences

Smith Library

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:30 to 5:30pm
Return in the designated bin in the library lobby. If you have any questions about materials that you returned, please leave a message at 973-972-8538. Include your first and last name with your message, and we will use your Rutgers-affiliated email on file to contact you.

 

Newark

Dana Library

The library book drops are located outside the library on the west (plaza) side of the library near the front entrance and on the east (University Avenue) side. You can also return books to the circulation desk when the library is open.

Law Library - Newark

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10:30am-1:30pm
To return items please place them on the "Return" cart located just outside the entrance to the library. If you have any questions about returned materials, please call 973-353-5677 and leave a message. Include your first and last name with your message, and we will use your Rutgers-affiliated email on file to contact you.

New Brunswick

Alexander, Art, Carr, Douglass, LSM, and Math/Physics

Return materials to the circulation desk during hours when the library is open. At all other times, use the book drop located outside the library.

Chang Library

Return materials to the circulation desk during hours when the library is open.

School of Management and Labor Relations Library (SMLR)

Return materials to the book drop located on the porch outside the Labor Education Center.

You can also return Rutgers materials to any library in the Big Ten Academic Alliance (listed here under Member Libraries). 

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Return by mail

    Rutgers University Libraries
    Technical Services Building – PR
    47 Davidson Road
    Piscataway, NJ 08854