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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck: Find Books

Guide to sources of information about Steinbeck and this novella

Searching for books

For assistance in Newark, please call the Dana Reference Desk at 973-353-5901.

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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 volumes in 28 Rutgers collections, plus multimedia and many full-text electronic journals.

You may limit searches to DANA.

Use the DELIVER/RECALL BOOK button to borrow books from other Rutgers libraries.

Use the ARTICLE DELIVERY button to obtain articles that you cannot find at Dana or in electronic form.

Sample Searches

Here are some sample searches:

Steinbeck criticism -- WORDS anywhere (This search will retrieve books by keyword.)
Steinbeck John -- SUBJECT begins with (This search will retrieve books about Steinbeck 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 WORDS EVERYWHERE option to TITLE BEGINS WITH.  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:

Personal author:

Gillespie, Angus K., 1942-



Looking for America on the New Jersey Turnpike / Angus Kress Gillespie and Michael Aaron Rockland ; illustrations by Ruth Strohl-Palmer.


Publication info:

New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, c1989.


John Cotton Dana Library (Newark)






call number: HE356.N5G54 1989






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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