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About John Cotton Dana Library

Dana Library is one of the 26 libraries and centers in Rutgers University Libraries. The library's web site lists news, workshops, events and more.

> Know more about John Cotton Dana - Newark's First Citizen.

> Take a Walking Tour of Dana Library

Reference Librarians & Service


Help (Reference Service) is provided by professional librarians who assist library users with information needs.   The service is provided at the reference desk (1st floor, 973-353-5901), through email ( Ask a Librarian ), instant message, and phone calls. Users can also have private consultations with librarians.  We can save you time, effort, and even money--ask us!

Librarians at Dana Library:

Ka-Neng Au: Business, Computer Science, Economics, Global Affairs. Email:

Natalie Borisovets: American Studies, Criminal Justice, Urban Education, History, Humanities, Latin American Studies, Newark, Political Science, Social Work, Spanish and Portuguese, Women's Studies. Email:

Bonnie Fong: Chemistry, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics. Email:

Wen-Hua Ren (任文华): Government Documents, Business. Email:

Roberta Tipton: Business, Public Administration, Information Literacy, English, Economics, Writing Program. Email:

Ann Watkins: Biological Sciences, Music, Neuroscience, Nursing, Psychology. Email: 

Krista White:  Art, Philosophy, Religion, Theater.  Email:

More Services

Delivery and Interlibrary Loan: You can use this service to request books and articles unavailable in your campus library or in Rutgers. The books will be delivered to a Rutgers library of your choice, and articles will be delivered electronically .

Printing: All the computers in the library are connected to printers. For every current student, there will be no charge for the first $30 of printing (equivalent to 750 sheets in black and white) for every six month printing period.

Photocopying: Photocopy machines are available in the copy room in the library lobby. Black and white copies cost $ .10 per page. Money saving tips: Scan and save to your email or USB, and print it out in a computer lab with your NetID. 

Scanning: Scanners are available in the computer labs and the copy room in the library.

Wireless Access: The access (with RU NetID & passward) is available on 1st floor, 2nd floor and 4th floor in Dana Library. See the coverage map.