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Chang Science Library: About

General guide to resources at the Chang Science Library

COVID-19 Library Services & Resources

Effective Sunday, March 22, in-person services will be suspended and all library services will be transitioned online.
The most current details and forthcoming changes can be found on COVID-19 updates.

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The Stephen and Lucy Chang Science Library in the time of Corona

Located in Foran Hall (with card access only) on the Cook/Douglass Campus in New Brunswick, NJ, the Stephen and Lucy Chang Science Library, one of the two science libraries at the Rutgers University Libraries is currently


Instead of access to the physical space during usual hours, patrons of the Chang Science Library still have access to pelnty of resources, services, and tools off campus, such as

Consult the current hours to see which libraries are open.

Chang Library


Stephen and Lucy Chang Science Library

59 Dudley Road
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8520
Phone: 848-932-0305


Read about Stephen and Lucy Chang.

Science Librarian on Cook/Douglass

Judit Ward's picture
Judit Ward
Library Contact for SEBS/NJAES
Liaison to the Center of Alcohol Studies
Mabel Smith Douglass Library
8 Chapel Drive, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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