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History: Info for Rutgers-Newark Graduate Students: Home

The John Cotton Dana Library

The Dana Library supports all undergraduate and graduate programs offered on the Newark Campus (excluding law and criminal justice). Building Hours

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Call the Dana Reference Desk (973-353-5901) or come in and speak to a librarian. Reference Desk Hours

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Welcome to Rutgers-Newark!

As the History and American Studies librarian on the Rutgers-Newark Campus I'd like to make your academic life easier any way I can. So if you have questions about library services or your own research, would like to make an appointment to discuss a research project, or know of materials (books, DVDs, etc.) that you would like added to the Dana Library collections, please feel free contact me. The best way to reach me is via email:

Natalie Borisovets

Useful Stuff to Know

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Off-Campus Access: You no longer have to login to the Libraries' site before attempting to access databases and ejournals. You'll be prompted for your Rutgers NetID when you select the restricted resource.

Library Card: Your Rutgers ID is your library card. No other identification is accepted for checking out books.

Loan Periods: Graduate students may borrow books for a full semester. The loan period for interlibrary loan materials is generally 4 weeks, and for E-ZBorrow books it's 6 weeks.

Recalls: If you have borrowed a book that is then recalled by another Rutgers borrower, you will receive a notice that it must be returned in 14 days. All books, regardless of loan period, are subject to recall and may be assigned a new due date. If your books has been recalled, make sure that you return it by the new due date. Recalled books not returned on time are subject to fines of $5 per day!

Printing:: All the computers in the Dana Library are connected to printers. Rutgers students get $30 (750 sheets at no charge) on their cards from January - June, then another $30 from July - December.  You can add value to your printing accounts at the Student Accounting Office, Paul Robeson Campus Center, Room 325.
Phone #: 973-353-5633, 973-353-5634.

Color Printing: Students may print in color at the computer lab in Hill Hall (Rm. 127).

Photocopying: Photocopy machines are available in the copy room in the library lobby. Black and white copies cost $ .10 per page. Money saving tips: Scan and save to your email or USB, and print it out in a computer lab with your NetID. 

Scanning: Scanners are available in the computer labs and the copy room in the library.

Wireless Access: Access (with RU NetID & passward) is available on 1st floor, 2nd floor and 4th floor in Dana Library.


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