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Immigrant States: Jersey’s Global Routes: Getting Started in the Library

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Library Locations and Hours

The Libraries are now open late: Study until 2am Sunday - Thursday!

Mabel Smith Douglass Library
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
8 Chapel Drive
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-8527
Phone: 848/932-9411

Archibald S. Alexander Library
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
169 College Avenue
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-1163
Phone: 732/932-7851


Carr Library
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
75 Avenue E Piscataway, New Jersey 08854-8040
Phone: 732/445-3613


Library of Science and Medicine
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
165 Bevier Road
Piscataway, New Jersey 08854-8009
Phone: 732/445-3854


Other Libraries


Getting Started Guide

For further FAQs and helpful tips on using the Libraries, see the following guide:

Introduction to Rutgers Libraries

Quick Links to Rutgers Libraries

Borrowing Books

Borrowing Periods for Undergraduates

Books: 28 days, plus renewals

CDs and DVDs from the Music Library: 3 days, no renewals

EZBorrow Books: 28 days, plus 1 renewal of 28 days

Interlibrary Loan: Usually 4 weeks


Book Delivery

If a book is unavailable at your preferred library, but is available at another Rutgers library location, you may request that the book be sent to your library. Simply locate the book in the Library Catalog, and click to make the request. You will receive an email when the book is ready to pick up at your preferred library location.