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Genres in the Recreational Reading Collection

With over 1,000 books, the Carr Library Recreational Reading Collection offers a wide variety of genres — something for virtually everyone to read. The collection features some of its own genres that can be found under “Subjects,” which might sound different from the general collection at Rutgers University Libraries. The filters in the left panel, however, … Read More

Books We Read About Ukraine

When the world wakes up to the news, the librarian ponders: What do we know about Ukraine? What do we have in our collection? Preferably in English? A lot? Not enough? Anywhere in between? An advanced search with QuickSearch, the Rutgers University Libraries search engine, on (Ukraine OR Ukrainian) as “Subject” narrowed down to books … Read More

Cite Right: Managing Citations

Librarians are often invited to provide instructional knowledge about citations. Since I just taught such a class for one of my favorite colleagues, a SEBS instructor and researcher who deeply cares about her students, I thought I’d share what a librarian can accomplish in about an hour. The next installment of the “Cite Right” series under … Read More

Staff Picks: The Dispossessed

Note: The perfect excuse to re-post* an excerpt from a previous book review of The Dispossessed by Szilárd Borbély is that his posthumously published novel Kafka fia (Kafka’s Son) has finally been published in Hungarian, the author’s native language, after its German version Kafkas Sohn. While the English translation is yet to come, we’d like … Read More

Updated Resource: Guide to the Recreational Reading Collection

Looking for a good book to read? Aren’t we all? 2022 has barely started, working and learning off campus, which will soon bring stress back into our everyday lives. Did you know that New Brunswick Libraries have a special Recreational Reading Collection? Located in the Carr Library, the more than 1,000 books in the collection … Read More