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Eng 315 Grant Writing: Catalogs to Books

Using the Catalogs


Why check both the Library Catalog and WorldCat?

  •  Some materials, e.g. videos, at Rutgers are only uploaded into WorldCat once a year. 
  • Some materials are never uploaded, e.g. electronic books since our contract with the vendor won’t allow access outside of Rutgers.

  •  No system is perfect and some items get missed in large uploads from one organization to another.

(a) Searching for books


The Rutgers Catalog and can be described as an inventory of all the books, reports, dissertations, multimedia materials either owned or subscribed to by the library. DO NOT USE the Library Catalog to search for journal articles.

WorldCat offers more than 110 million bilbiographic records representing holdings information for libraries in 45 countries. Rutgers Libraries contributes information to this collection and you may see this represented by the label RUTGERS UNIV

(a) EZ Borrow - Can't Find the book at Rutgers


Subject Guide

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