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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?"

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, course name, or course number and search.

The Alumni Library Card

Apply for an alumni library card at the circulation desk of any Rutgers library. You will need to bring your Rutgers Alumni Card and a photo ID for identification. If you are a recent graduate, a photo ID is sufficient identification for one year after your graduation date.

Library staff will issue you a library card, barcode, and PIN. You can use the library card to check out up to twenty-five books for a four-week loan period from any Rutgers University library (except for the law libraries in Camden and Newark). Use your barcode and PIN to access the "My Library Account" features in the Library Catalog, where you can view a list of the books you have checked out and renew your books yourself online.

Alumni library cards are good for one year and need to be renewed annually.