Skip to main content
Link to Libraries homepage
Link to Libraries homepage
Rutgers University Libraries

Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood: Find Books

Guide to research resources for the Atwood novel

Searching for books

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

Catalog Quick Search

               Library Catalog

  

Book Delivery

How to Get a Book That Is Not at Dana

 

1.  Search your book title in QuickSearch (or use QuickSearch box above).  (You can also use ADVANCED SEARCH and limit to Resource Type BOOKS--or use BROWSE search by TITLE to get fast results.)  Sign in with your Net ID and password for full access (2 clicks). Use the Request link under FIND IN LIBRARY in the record 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:

Theocracy -- WORDS anywhere (This search will retrieve books by keyword.)
 
 
Surrogate mothers legal status laws etc. -- SUBJECT keyword (This search will retrieve books by Library of Congress subject heading.)
 
Atwood Margaret -- SUBJECT begins with (This search will retrieve books about Margaret Atwood and her works by Library of Congress subject heading.)

Canadian 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-

 

Title:

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)

 

Type-Circulate?   

Sub-location   

Status

 

call number: HE356.N5G54 1989

 

BOOK-Y

STACKS

IN-LIBRARY

 

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. 

 

Dana Reference Desk           Basic Sources for Undergraduate Students

973-353-5901                         http://libguides.rutgers.edu/undergrads

 

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, an equal access/equal opportunity institution. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to direct suggestions, comments, or complaints concerning any accessibility issues with Rutgers web sites to: accessibility@rutgers.edu or complete the Report Accessibility Barrier / Provide Feedback Form.