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Research Tips for Graduate Students: I want something
Rutgers doesn't have

This guide supports the research session that is part of the Newark Graduate Writing Workshops

I want something you don't have

I want a book BUT Rutgers doesn't have it OR it is checked out:

  • Select "Books" from "Find" tab in the red navigation bar at the top the Libraries website.
  • Then select "E-Z Borrow".
  • You need to login with your netID and password (same as your Rutgers email account).
  • Search for your book and request it.
  • You will receive it in 3-5 days for 4 weeks with one renewal allowed.

I want an article BUT Rutgers doesn't have it OR it is only in hard copy, and I want an electronic copy:

  • Select "Borrow/Request/Renew" from "Services & Tools" tab in the red navigation bar at the top the Libraries website.
  • Then select "Request ARTICLES"
  • You need to login with your netID and password (same as your email account). First time users have register.
  • On the left under "New Request," choose "Article Request."
  • Fill in all items of information required. Avoid using abbreviations.
  • Click on the "Submit Request" button.
  • Once your article has been received (look under "View - Electronically Received Articles"), you have 21 days to print it or save it before it is deleted.

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