This guide aims to serve as a portal for students of the course Topics in Companion Animal Issues: Animals and Health in the Department of Animal Science at SEBS, complementing the online library instruction session.
Library Operating Status
Access to Library Resources
Returning Library Materials
Located in Foran Hall (with card access only) on the Cook/Douglass Campus in New Brunswick, NJ, the Stephen and Lucy Chang Science Library, one of the two science libraries at the Rutgers University Libraries is currently
Instead of access to the physical space during usual hours, patrons of the Chang Science Library still have access to resources, services, and tools off campus, such as
Stephen and Lucy Chang Science Library
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Chat: There are librarians online 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. every day of the week.
BEST for instant answers, brief interactions, short troubleshooting.
EXAMPLES: asking for quick help, locating or downloading full text of a known article, reporting or verifying an error, clarifying a minor detail, help to decide what database to use, short literature search, etc.
Email: Send questions to a team of librarians and library staff via email. Most questions get a response within 24 hours!
BEST for complex questions, troubleshooting that require access to borrowing records
EXAMPLES: questions on research, collections, and library sessions; troubleshooting requests such as on reserves and library accounts
Direct help from a librarian: schedule a meeting with a subject specialist (currently available online)
BEST for complex questions, troubleshooting that require more time
EXAMPLES: discussing library instruction for your course, finding resources for your class
Research Guides: Our subject research guides will help you find a wealth of information on your topic
BEST for general overview, orientation, finding basic resources
EXAMPLES: identify databases for a topic, find resources for a paper, check citation styles
How do I...? The stuff everyone wants to know how to do!
BEST for quick help on popular topic - or what has changed since your last visit!
EXAMPLES: QuickSearch as the new discovery service and its challenges
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