This guide focuses on resources that you can use when seeking information/materials relating to the history of the metropolitan New York area since 1898.
Readings on Reserve in the Library
When working from home or some other off-campus locations, you can use the "Off-Campus Access" link provided for each Rutgers-restricted resource to login with your Rutgers NetID and connect to that database or article. Use the link embedded in the citation to access these resources on campus.
IRIS: Find Books
IRIS is the online catalog for all the Rutgers University Libraries except the Newark and Camden Law Libraries. Many of the sections in this guide include suggestions for searching IRIS to locate other books on the topic(s) covered in that section. Show Me How
Getting Books From Other Rutgers Libraries
If a book that you need is not available (not owned/checked out) at the Dana Library, but is available from another Rutgers Library, you can request delivery of that book to Dana by bringing up the record for the book in IRIS and clicking on tbe Book Delivery/Recall button. Show Me
Book Not Available/Not Owned by the Rutgers Libraries?
The fastest way to get a copy of a book that is not owned or not available (checked out/on Reserve/missing etc.) at the Rutgers Libraries is to request it through E-Z Borrow. E-Z Borrow books are normally received within about five working days. Tell Me More
Becoming an 'Expert' User
Want to maximize your use of Library resources? Check out Rutgers RIOT, the Libraries' interactive tutorial.