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Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald: Find Books

Resources to help with research about the American novel, The Great Gatsby.

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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:
Bootlegging -- KEYWORD (This search will retrieve books by keyword.)
Gatsby -- SUBJECT (This search will retrieve books by Library of Congress subject heading.)
Fitzgerald, Francis Scott -- SUBJECT (This search will retrieve books about F. Scott Fitzgerald and his works by Library of Congress subject heading.)
American Literature -- PERIODICAL TITLE begins with

How to Find a Book by Title at the Dana Library


1.  Type in your book title and change the KEYWORD option to TITLE.  Drop any initial "a," "an," or "the."  Click SEARCH.  

2.  Books are shelved by call number (on the lower line of the record.) Available circulating DANA books are on the SECOND FLOOR of the library.  A Dana record for an available book will look like this:

Looking for America on the New Jersey Turnpike /

Main Author: Gillespie, Angus K., 1942-
Other Contributors: Rockland, Michael Aaron.
Format(s): Book
Language: English

New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, c1989.

John Cotton Dana Library (Newark) - STACKS

HE356.N5G54 1989 IN LIBRARY - BOOK-Y
HE356.N5G54 1989 IN LIBRARY - BOOK-Y

3.  If your book is not at Dana, ask the librarian at the reference desk what to do or consult the Book Delivery box on this page .

4.  If something does not work, ask the librarian at the reference desk or contact the Ask a Librarian service. 


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