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Library Guide for International Students (Rutgers-Newark): Library Services

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CIRCULATION DESK: A service desk in the library lobby where you check out and return library books and other materials including those delivered from other libraries.  

REFERENCE DESK: A service desk where you ask the reference librarian to help you find specific information or use library resources.

COMPUTER LAB: A computer center in the library for students to use.  

Reference Librarians & Service

Reference Service is provided by professional librarians who help library users with information needs. The service is provided at the reference desk (1st floor, phone: 973-353-5901), through email ( Ask a Librarian ), instant message, and phone calls. Users can also have private consultations with librarians.

Librarians at Dana Library:

Natalie Borisovets: Art, American Studies, Criminal Justice, Urban Education, History, Humanities, Newark, Political Science, Social Work. Email:

Bonnie Fong: Chemistry, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics. Email:

Wen-Hua Ren (任文华): Government Documents, Business. Email:

Roberta Tipton: Business, Public Administration, Information Literacy, English, Writing Program. Email:

Ann Watkins: Biological Sciences, Music, Neuroscience, Nursing, Psychology. Email:

Krista White: Digital Humanities, Visual Arts, Philosophy, Religion, Theater. Email:

Library Services Diagram

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Borrowing: Current students are eligible to check out books, book media for preview and classroom use.

Delivery and Interlibrary Loan: You can use this service to request books and articles unavailable in your campus library or in Rutgers. The books will be delivered to a Rutgers library of your choice and articles to your email.

Printing: All the computers in the library are connected to printers. For every current student, there will be no charge for the first $30 of printing (equivalent to 750 sheets in black and white) for every six month printing period.

Scanning: Scanners are available in the copy room in the library lobby. Scanning is free to Rutgers students.  

Photocopying: Photocopy machines are available in the copy room. Black and white copies cost $0.10 per page.

Wireless Access: The access (with RU NetID & passward) is available on 1st floor, 2nd floor and 4th floor in Dana Library. See the coverage map.

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