Information for Students

Do It Yourself Library for Students

Welcome to the Do-It Yourself Library Page!

The lists below represent the commonly used features and resources at the Paul Robeson Library.

What do you need?

I need a book!

  • You can search QuickSearch by keyword, title, author, or subject.

  • Click here to find more detailed directions on how to search for a book.

  • Need to find a book in the library? Our call number finder will help you find the exact location.

  • If you need a book that is not available from the Rutgers Libraries (not owned, checked out, or otherwise unavailable), you may be able to request the item via E-ZBorrow.

  • If your book is not available through E-ZBorrow, you may be able to get it through UBorrow, a service that lets Rutgers share materials with the other members of the Big Ten Academic Alliance. Search UBorrow

  • If you have tried all of the above and still cannot get the book, put in an Interlibrary Loan request to get the book from another library.

I need an article!

I need help!

I need something else!

  • Login to SAKAI.

  • Find or create a NETID.

  • Reserve a Study Room

  • Need help with your bibliography? Try our citation guides for MLA, APA, and Chicago styles.

  • To make citations even easier, find out more about RefWorks. Refworks is a powerful citation management tool that will help you manage your references and format your bibliography.

  • Find and access electronic encyclopedias.

  • Find out about wireless access at the Paul Robeson Library.

  • If you're looking for something you can't find on this list, please contact us and we will be happy to help.