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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 and search. You can also use the pull-down menu to search by course title or number.

Borrowing Privileges

Circulation Period

Type of materials Circulation period
Audiovisuals one week
Books 6 weeks
Journals in-house use only
Reference in-house use only
Reserve materials in-house use for four(4) hours

Users may check out up to four (4) items.  Materials can be renewed either in person or by telephone.  Renewals must take place on or before the date that the materials are due.


Audiovisual materials must be checked out and returned to the Media Center Desk.

Students from the following Newark institutions are entitled to limited borrowing privileges:

  • Rutgers University – Newark
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Essex County College

A current validation sticker on their student ID or letter of authorization from their college or university library is required in order to borrow materials.  Students who wish to borrow books during the summer must also present a copy of their class registration form; borrowing privileges will be granted until one week prior to the ending date of the course.