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Disabilities and Employment: Find Books

A research guide for students in SMLR course 37:575:365 and for anyone doing research in disabilities in the workplace and society.

Finding Books in the Library Catalog

The most effective way to search for books in the Library Catalog is to use the subject headings assigned to each topic, company, or person. Below is a list of subject headings that are related to human resource & organizational management. Try the following subject terms in the Subject Begins With field of the IRIS catalog widget below OR go to the Library Catalog Search screen and click "Advanced Search" to use subject headings like these for a more specific search:

  • discrimination in employment
  • people with disabilities and employment
  • people with disabilities and civil rights

Quick Search the RU Library Catalog

   
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Interlibrary Loan and Delivery

In many cases, library materials unavailable from the Rutgers University Library system can be ordered through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).  Use the RUL web site or request assistance from the staff member at the reference desk. There are a variety of ILL/Delivery options, including campus delivery of books held in other RUL libraries and electronic delivery of journal articles held by RUL libraries:

Reference Material on Disabilities, Work, And Society

Reference books are a good starting point if you are unfamiliar with the subject. Use them to get background information, definitions of key words, and the names of outstanding scholars and writers in the field. Reference books often do not circulate, so you will need to consult the books at the libraries in which they are held if they are marked as non-circulating reference material.