For over 100 years, Rutgers University Libraries has played an essential role in supporting Rutgers University's mission to advance academic excellence, empower student success, and advance innovation and research in our communities. Our 11 libraries are conveniently located in thriving cities throughout New Jersey, providing free, equal, and equitable access to our expansive resources and services.
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Robeson Library supports the undergraduate and graduate programs of Rutgers University–Camden and delivers library services for students at the Camden campus of Camden County College/Rowan University.
Robeson Library programs, including The Paul Robeson Library Undergraduate Research Award, the Library Student Advisory Board, and the Personal Librarian Program - which helps Rutgers-Camden first-year undergraduates connect with a librarian to learn more about library resources, how to perform research and more - support student success.
In addition to delivering academic resources and support, Dana Library maintains unique artifacts of Newark's history and culture. It is home to the Institute of Jazz Studies, the world's foremost jazz archives and research library, and the RU-N Archive, historical documents and photographs showcasing Newark's past and present.
One of Rutgers University's two primary health sciences libraries, Smith Library supports the information needs of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences faculty, students, and staff. It is also home to Special Collections in the History of Medicine, the only repository entirely devoted to providing resources in the history of medicine in New Jersey.
New Brunswick is home to eight Rutgers University Libraries and Rutgers' Special Collections and University Archives.
While each library has its own unique focus and spaces, they all share a core mission of empowering student success, advancing faculty and graduate student research and teaching, and building connections with the community.