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ENG 302/303 Scientific & Technical Writing/Writing for Business & the Professions: Additional Tools

Materials to aid research for Business & Technical Writing courses offered on New Brunswick campuses.

Writing Citations

Style Manuals Available in Rutgers Libraries:

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition)  in the Reference collections under call number BF76.7P83 2010

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (6th edition) in the Reference collections under call number LB2369.G53 2009

Interlibrary Loan, EZ Borrow and Other Mysteries

A decision-making guide for requesting books, book chapters or journal articles from Rutgers.

Ummm, how do I locate/retrieve this book or book chapter?

1.       Is it in the Library catalog? If not, search for the book in WorldCat.

            a.        Is the book or chapter in the Rutgers Catalog and available? If the book circulates, Click  in the item’s catalog record, complete the form. If  not available go to

                        i.      EZ Borrow and request the book be deliver to a Rutgers Library. You will be notified by email when the book arrives. Go pick up the book from Access Services in the Library you selected for delivery.

                                1.     If the book is not available from EZ Borrow, request the book from UBorrow

                                 2.   If the book is not available from UBorrow, request the book or chapter from InterLibrary Loan to be delivered to a Rutgers Library. You will be notified by email when the book arrives. Go pick up the book from Access Services in the Library you selected for delivery

Noooo, I need a journal article

1.       Did you search a journal index and want to retrieve a full text article?

            a.       If there is a .pdf or   symbol, click on it.

                       i.      If it isn’t available full text as above, click on  and look for  Fill out the ILL form and request the article. An email will be sent to you directing you back to your Account page to retrieve the article electronically.

 

But, but, what if I requested a dissertation?

1.        Use ILL  and request as a book.

But, but what if I requested conference proceedings?

1.        Use ILL and request as a book, unless you only want some pages from the proceedings, then request as a book chapter.

Library Catalog EZ Borrow InterLibrary Loan InterLibrary Loan Library Catalog

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