Online full text of nearly 15 million items, mostly books, of which more than 5 million are freely available and may be downloaded, while the others have full text searching with limited viewing. 50% of the works are in English, 9.3% in German, 7.3% in French, etc. A tremendous resource for reading and digital manipulation of older materials, but you can use the search capability in conjunction with library access to newer materials, too.
CHO contains 250+ volumes from 67 different series by leading historians with extensive bibliographies that help you identify the best works to search for. The database contains the searchable fulltext of all volumes of these series.
This guide is designed to get you started with your history research at the Libraries. Get in touch if you have questions or need some additional guidance. My contact info is on the right. Email is the best way to contact me initially. I'm always happy to meet with you to discuss your research.
Find most (not all!) of our books and journals using our library catalog.
Rutgers University Libraries comprises over twenty libraries and centers in New Brunswick, Camden, and Newark, but the most substantial collection for history is located in the Alexander Library on the College Avenue Campus. Here's a page with street maps and directions to all the Rutgers libraries.
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