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New Brunswick Graduate Students

This guide is designed to help graduate students on the New Brunswick/Piscataway campuses navigate Rutgers University and downtown New Brunswick.

Information for Researchers

Rutgers University Libraries support the work of our researchers. We offer services, programs, and resources for researchers at all stages in their careers. 

As you continue to research and publish, be aware of the growth in predatory publishing. Don't be startled - we have a guide to help you navigate this thorny issue. 

These are just a few things we do to help you through the research process. Learn about all the services we offer for Rutgers University researchers

Data & Digital Humanities


Learn about best practices, attend workshops, and schedule consultations with the New Brunswick Libraries Research Data Management Services

Digital Humanities

Rutgers University Libraries offers services and spaces to assist researchers working in the Digital Humanities. 

The Digital Humanities Lab in Alexander Library offers space for classes and groupwork, provides consultation services, and hosts workshops and lectures. Visit the page to find out about upcoming events, schedule consultations, and reserve space:

Funding & Grants

Find grants and other sources of funds in the Rutgers University Libraries databases:

  • Pivot includes federal, state and foundation funding sources. Use advanced search options, set automatic alerts, and create a research profile
  • Foundation Directory Online include "foundations, corporate giving programs, and grant making public charities". 

The Rutgers School of Graduate Studies maintains GradFund, a site for students looking for funding. Find resources to help you search and apply for grants. The GradFund blog provides additional insights and updates. 

The School of Graduate Studies also maintains a list of internal funding sources, including an award to help students go into the field as they begin to develop their dissertation

More resources are listed in our Scholarships, Fellowships, and Funding Guide.  

Find more information in our Grants & Granstmanship Research Guide

Need travel funding?

  • Professional societies, chapters, and roundtables. Join a professional society. Subscribe to emails or follow the society, chapter, or roundtable on social media. You'll find out about scholarships for conferences, travel, and more!
  • Rutgers School of Graduate Studies. Read their eligibility criteria carefully - different schools and programs follow different protocols. Be sure to submit by the deadline! 

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