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Introduction to Rutgers University Libraries: When Rutgers doesn't own it

This Library Guide introduces you to the basic services provided by Rutgers Libraries. It contains short videos to help you get started.

I want something you don't have

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

  • Select "Services & Tools" in the red navigation bar at the top the Libraries website.
  • Select "Borrow/Request/Renew" then select "Request an E-Z Borrow Book".
  • 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 and may check it out for 12 weeks,

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 must 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.

Accessing your Library Account

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