Scholarly books, ranging from general to specific information on a given topic, can be great sources for research papers. Review the table below to compare the differences between scholarly books and popular non-fiction books.
You can use QuickSearch to locate and request books held at any of the Rutgers libraries.
Rutgers also has access to thousands of scholarly electronic books in ProQuest Ebook Central.
You can also search for books in other locations outside of the Rutgers libraries.
Online booksellers or consolidated catalogs can be great places to locate additional books. Rutgers Libraries may still have these books; therefore, once you locate a book using external sources, use QuickSearch to search the Rutgers Libraries for that specific title.
If the book you've identified is available at Rutgers, you can visit one of the libraries listed under "Locations" to retrieve it. If those locations are not convenient, sign in, using your NetID, to have the book sent to the library location most convenient to you.
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