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COVID-19 Information

The Robeson Library is currently open for access to the student computer lab and study spaces on the first and second floors. The circulation and reference desks remain closed. Physical collections are accessible via Click and Collect, our version of curbside pickup. Online collections and services remain available 24/7.

Contact zara.wilkinson@rutgers.edu for help using the library or finding resources for your assignments.

Please visit the library's COVID-19 site for the most up-to-date information about access to library resources and services.

Image Gloss

Your image gloss assignment will require consulting encyclopedias and other resources. Below you will find links to Gale and SAGE, where you can search across many encyclopedias; a list of encyclopedias by subject; an online dictionary of literary symbolism (for symbols, objects, or motifs), and a resource called "American Eras" that provides information about many topics related to specific eras in American history.

Finding Articles

QuickSearch is a single search portal that can making finding sources easier, but it is not exhaustive and sometimes you will need to consult subject-specific databases in order to find the best articles for your topic.

Here are some subject-specific databases that you might consult in addition to QuickSearch:

Finding Books

QuickSearch is the best place to start your search for books. You can limit your results to just books by clicking on "Books" (under "Resource Type."

Below you will find a video that walks you through how to use QuickSearch to find a book on a specific topic.

Meet Your Librarian!

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Zara Wilkinson
Contact:
Paul Robeson Library
300 North 4th Street
Camden, NJ 08102
856-225-2831
Website

Requesting Books & Articles

If a book or article you need is not available at Rutgers, you can use the following services to request them from another library:

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