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Chang Science Library: About

General guide to resources at the Chang Science Library. Includes updates about the library and ideas how to best use our resources and services while learning, teaching, and working remotely.

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Chat: There is a librarian online 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. any day of the week.

Email: Send questions via email. Most questions get a response within 24 hours!

Research Guides: Our subject research guides will help you find a wealth of information on your topic. 

How do I...? The stuff everyone wants to know how to do!

NEW! Workshops from the Libraries

Registration is open for New Brunswick Libraries Fall workshops.

  • Topics include Python, R, GIS, Qualitative Data (NVivo), Digital Humanities, science topics and more. 
  • New this semester is a series that illustrates the use of Python or R on the Amarel HPC cluster for machine learning with big data.

Science Librarian on Cook/Douglass

Judit Ward's picture
Judit Ward
Contact:
Library Contact for SEBS/NJAES
Liaison to the Center of Alcohol Studies
848-445-3527
Website

Recent Updates

Library Operating Status

  • Rutgers Libraries are open and operating but access to library buildings is restricted to library staff providing essential services. Public services such as reference and instruction are available online. 

Access to Library Resources

Returning Library Materials

Interlibrary Loan

  • Interlibrary loan is available. Materials can requested via ILLiad and scheduled for library pickup or home delivery. E-Borrow and UBorrow services are currently unavilable.

Research Assistance

  • Research assistance is available via live chat 10am-10pm and via email.

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

CLOSED.

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

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.

The best way to contact us is via email: Nita Mukherjee, Megan Lotts, and Judit Ward.

Picking up your Books at Douglass

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Need Help? - Chat

Chat: There are librarians online 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. any day of the week.

BEST for instant answers, brief interactions, short troubleshooting.
EXAMPLES: asking for quick help, locating or downloading full text of a known article, reporting or verifying an error, clarifying  a minor detail, help to decide what database to use, short literature search, etc.

Need Help? - Email

Email: Send questions via email. Most questions get a response within 24 hours!

BEST for complex questions, troubleshooting that require access to borrowing records
EXAMPLES: questions from instructors

Need Help? - Book a librarian

Direct help from a librarian: schedule a Webex meeting with a subject specialist

BEST for complex questions, troubleshooting that require more time and
EXAMPLES: discussing library instruction for your course, finding resources for your class

Need Help? - Research Guides

Research Guides: Our subject research guides will help you find a wealth of information on your topic

BEST for general overview, orientation, finding basic resources
EXAMPLES: identify databases for a topic, find resources for a paper, check citation styles

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How do I...? The stuff everyone wants to know how to do!

BEST for quick help on popular topic - or what has changed since your last visit!
EXAMPLES: QuickSearch as the new discovery service and its challenges

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