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Goodbye, Columbus: Find Books

Guide for English 102 students about the Philip Roth novel.

Catalog Quick Search

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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 3 million print volumes in 26 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:

        roth philip and criticism -- WORDS anywhere (This search will retrieve books by keywords.)
 
        jews and food -- WORDS anywhere (This search will retrieve books by keywords.)
 
        women's movement and United States -- WORDS anywhere (This search will retrieve books by keywords.)
 
Newark, New Jersey -- 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.)
 
American Literature -- PERIODICAL TITLE begins with

Sample Searches for “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?”

Rutgers Libraries Catalog:

1. Basic Search: Oates, Joyce Carol [SUBJECT begins with] 

This search will retrieve books ABOUT Joyce Carol Oates and her works by Library of Congress subject heading. Notice the subheadings especially -- Criticism and interpretation

2. Advanced Search will let you perform combination searches using different terms. Consider the following subject terms: sex role, families, social conditions AND United States.