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Resources for students of the Honors Living-Learning Community at Newark

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Book Delivery

How to Get a Book That Is Not at Dana


1.  Search your book in the library catalog (quick search above).  Click on the title or picture to find the full record.  Use the Book Delivery link located on the lower left of the page to borrow a book from another Rutgers library.

2.  Book not at Rutgers?  Go to E-ZBorrow (PALCI) and sign in with your Net ID.

3.  Book not in E-ZBorrow (PALCI)?  Go to UBorrow and sign in with your Net ID.

4.  Book not in UBorrow?  Go to ILLIAD and sign in with your Net ID.  Use the ILL book request.  

Catalog Searching


The Rutgers library catalog gives students and faculty ready access to over 4 million print and ebook volumes in 26 Rutgers collections, plus multimedia and many full-text electronic journals.

You may limit searches to DANA and RU-ONLINE.

Use the Book Delivery link located under HOLDINGS on the lower left of the page to borrow books from other Rutgers libraries.

Use the Article Delivery link located under HOLDINGS on the lower part of the page to obtain articles that you cannot find at Dana or in electronic form.

Use CITE under the TOOLS menu on the right-hand side of the page to generate MLA, APA, or Chicago-style references.

Sample Searches

Here are some sample searches:
student and research paper* -- WORDS anywhere (This search will retrieve books by keyword.  The symbol "*" is a wildcard in this system.)
Natural history Amazon River region -- SUBJECT keyword (This search will retrieve books by Library of Congress subject heading.)
Roth Philip -- SUBJECT begins with (This search will retrieve books about Philip Roth and his works by Library of Congress subject heading.)


International Journal of Zoology -- PERIODICAL TITLE begins with