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Resources for Faculty Emeriti: Library Services

Library tools and tips for Rutgers faculty emeriti

Borrowing Privileges

You are allowed to borrow 999 books at a time for one semester, with a renewal option at the end of that period. You will be notified via email when your loans expire and will be prompted to renew using the My Account feature on the Libraries website.

Problems renewing? Use the Ask a Librarian email service to contact Access Services so they can verify that your account is active.

HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service

The HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) provides access to some digitized books that are held in print by Rutgers but that aren't available due to library closures. Please note that even as we reopen access to our collections, physical circulation of these books is prohibited as long as we retain access to ETAS.

HathiTrust records display in QuickSearch with a link to HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service under "Full text availability."

  • Click on the HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service link.
  • Look for the "Viewability" section of the HathiTrust record and click on the link for "Temporary Access."
  • Use the "Check Out" button in the orange bar at the top of the screen.

You can also search HathiTrust directly.

  • Connect to HathiTrust Digital Library and choose the Log In option. Select Rutgers University from the menu and log in with your NetID.
  • Run your search.
  • Choose "Full View" or "Temporary Access" if available
  • For "Temporary Access" titles, use the "Check Out" button in the orange bar at the top of the screen.
  • If you don't see the button, scroll down to listed universities under "Temporary Access" to find it.

For your records, you may want to save the "Permanent link to this book" that you'll find in the left bar of the HathiTrust interface.

For more, see A User's Guide to HathiTrust - HathiTrust Digital Library.

Interlibrary Loan

You can use our ILL services to request books, articles, book chapters, microforms, conference proceedings, or other materials that aren't available at Rutgers, or to request a digital scan of an article or book chapter from one of our collections.

Physical materials can be picked up from any Rutgers library using Click and Collect.

Questions? Use this form to submit questions to the ILL staff.

Article Delivery

If Rutgers doesn't hold the journal you need, or if it's not available online, you may request a digital copy using the Interlibrary Loan and Article Delivery service.

When the article is ready to view/download, you'll receive an email with information about accessing it. Articles will remain accessible by the requestor for 21 days.

Questions? Use this form to submit questions to the ILL staff.

Videoconferencing at Rutgers

Although these services are not provided by the Libraries, they are worth noting.


Scholarly Communication

library event

SEBS Science Café at the Chang Science Library, 2019

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