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Welcome to Summer Tales 2022

Join our fun summer reading program hosted by New Brunswick Libraries and Summer Session. Summer Tales Book Club is back––in a brand new, more sustainable and even less stressful format! Follow our fun summer reading recommendations sponsored by New Brunswick Libraries and Summer Session starting today, May 31, 2022 with this post through the entire … Read More

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

Food Fiction at Carr

“Food fiction” is a broad genre that can include nuances of other categories such as humor, mystery, romance, history, self-reflection, etc. The list is endless. As a foodie, I’m always interested to see how an author can weave food or cooking into a fictional narrative. Sometimes it can be subtle touches, such as the celebrity … 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

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