In many cases, library materials unavailable from the Rutgers University Library system can be ordered through E-ZBorrow, UBorrow, and Interlibrary Loan and Article Delivery Service. To access materials, use the RUL web site or request assistance from the staff member at the reference desk. There are a variety of delivery options, including campus delivery of books held in other RUL libraries and electronic delivery of journal articles held by RUL libraries:
QuickSearch is the gateway to all information resources located in the Rutgers University Libraries. Use keywords to search for the appropriate materials. Some examples:
Searches using Library of Congress Subject Headings can yield more targeted results. You can find LC Subject Headings by typing a subject phrase into the catalog search box. Then select “Subject begins with” from the drop-down menu under the search box. The results will be the LC Subject Heading with references to related headings. Or, you can use the subject headings listed in the full catalog record of a book on the topic.
Here are some examples of LC Subject Headings:
Subject headings can be further narrowed by adding:
location: (United States or Canada),
aspect: (government policy, economic aspects, social aspects),
population: (women, Hispanic-Americans, Asia),
type of publication (congresses, periodicals)
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