Dana Reference Desk
Open 7 days per week in spring and fall semesters, 6 days during the summer; hours at
Rutgers University Libraries Ask a Librarian Service (email)
Available 24/7; answers usually within 24-48 hours.
Rutgers University Libraries Ask a Librarian Live! (IM reference)
Available when staffed; runs afternoons and evenings Monday through Thursday and Sunday evenings during the spring and fall semesters. Hours at http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/desk_hours
This class is designed to give students the tools they need to discover and document outside resources to academic standards.
After this class, you will be able to:
1. Find quality research resources from the Rutgers University Libraries.
2. Document what you find as you go and prepare a preliminary bibliography (List of Works Cited) in MLA format from database output or with the help of a citation manager.
3. Take notes in a way that avoids plagiarism.
4. Construct accurate in-text citations.