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Guide to library resources in U.S. Labor and Working Class History.

INTRODUCTION TO THIS GUIDE

The U.S. Labor and Working Class History guide is intended for students & researchers at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. The guide covers both general and specialized topics in the areas U.S. labor history. The guide highlights specific resources such as books, journals, media, primary source materials, and web resources. If you have any questions about this guide or topic of research, please contact the James B. Carey Library director, Julie Peters.

James B. Carey Library

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USING THIS GUIDE

Search for books, articles and media

Objective and comprehensive research involves searching in more than one place for information. Look for research from books, journals, and media. You can find books, e-Books, journal articles, newspaper articles, documentaries, videos, dissertations, reviews, government documents, datasets and conference proceedings all using the RU Library Catalog, QuickSearch.

Search for trusted web resources

Information overload can happen with just one Internet search. This guide provides a number of trusted web resources to consult including history websites, organizations and agencies and relevant archival collections.

Search for special topics

Special topics within U.S. labor history are included. Use this guide to get more information on:

  • New Jersey Labor History
  • Historical Events and People
  • Primary Source Materials

Need more assistance? 

Feel free to contact Julie Peters with any questions about your research.

ON COURSE RESERVE IN THE SMLR LIBRARY

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Labor Relations & HR Librarian

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Julie Peters
Contact:
James B. Carey Library
Labor Education Center (Cook Campus)
50 Labor Center Way
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
http://smlr.rutgers.edu/library
848-932-9608
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