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Research assistance is available to

  • navigate the library,
  • understand databases,
  • find books and journals,
  • search for scholarly articles
  • request books or articles,
  • manage citations,
  • copyright questions, and more

Contact us via chat or email to find the best delivery method

Science Librarian on Cook/Douglass

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Judit Ward
Contact:
Library Contact for SEBS/NJAES
Liaison to the Center of Alcohol Studies
Mabel Smith Douglass Library
8 Chapel Drive, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
848-445-3527
Website

Related Research Guides

There are literally hundreds of research guides, also called LibGuides, which may serve as a great starting point. Browse the various Research Guides on the RUL page or see the most relevant guides below. 

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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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