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Resources for students preparing their honors thesis.

Other Guides

Biology by Helen Hoffman, Library of Science and Medicine, Piscataway

Introduction to biology materials in the Rutgers University Libraries.


Business by Ka-Neng Au, et al.

Index page for guides from all the business librarians everywhere at Rutgers.


Computer Science by Mei Ling Lo

Guide for computer science literature at Rutgers.


Criminal Justice by Katie Anderson and Natalie Borisovets

Guide to criminal justice material from a librarian at Camden and a librarian at Dana.


Library Research for Graduate Students in Psychology by Ann Watkins, Dana Library

Guide from the psychology bibliographer on the Newark Campus.


Public Affairs, Public Service, and Public Administration by Roberta Tipton, Karen Hartman, and Julie Still

Systemwide guide to public administration sources.


Basic Sources for Undergraduate Students by Roberta Tipton, Dana Library

Introduction to research for undergraduate students.  Mirrors what you might have encountered in English 102 or English 104.


Research Tips for Graduate Students by Roberta Tipton, Dana Library

Introduction to research for graduate students.


Current Library Guides in Other Subjects

Search by keyword to find a guide in your area.  We have over 300 of them on just about any subject!



Dear Honors Student,


This guide is for you, reminding you of the basics and leading you on to more advanced sources for your honors thesis.  If we can help you at any time (but especially early!!), please contact one of us, your personal librarian (see Library Services page), or the Dana reference desk with your questions.


Best regards,


Wen-Hua Ren



Roberta Tipton



Dana Reference Desk


Review Library Basics

Rutgers RIOT, a quick video tutorial

Five fast modules on finding, evaluating, and using information.  You may look at them individually or all together.


Introduction to approaching a paper topic and using some of the basic services provided by the Rutgers University Libraries.  Includes videos and exercises to build your research awareness.  More videos at

Library procedures at a glance.

Subject Librarian

Roberta Tipton
Roberta L. Tipton
Business Librarian
Public Administration Librarian
Information Literacy Coordinator
The John Cotton Dana Library
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