Instructions: Use the library’s catalog to find books, course reserve items, movies, music and government documents. Conduct a quick search from this box or click on the catalog link for more search options.

Examples: Romeo and Juliet, Popular Culture, Wind Willows
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Instructions: Search for course reserves by typing in your professor’s name in the search box. Materials are usually available electronically or in print. If the reserve item is not available electronically, please write down the call number and give it to the Circulation staff so they can retrieve the item for you.

Examples: Prof. Name, ACCT 221, World Cultures
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Ramapo Login Instructions

Login: R Number

Password: Last Name

Non-Ramapo Login Instructions

Login: Library Barcode

Password: Last Name

Instructions: Need a database? Use the drop-down menu to search for databases in certain subject areas.
Browse by Subject:

Examples: Academic Search PremierProquest CentralJSTORProject Muse
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Instructions: Want to find a source? Search the journal, magazine or newspaper title (source name) to see if the library has full-text print or electronic access and, if so, what date ranges are available.
Find journals by title or ISSN:

Examples: New York Times, Journal of American History, Advanced Studies in Nursing, Communication Studies
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Library News


Library Hours, Study Spaces & Computer Lab Access
Potter Library in the Peter Mercer Learning Commons is one of the available study spaces/computer lab spaces on campus.
Reserve Study Rooms Here: https://www.ramapo.edu/library/reserve-a-study-room/
The library is only open to current, registered RCNJ students, faculty and staff. Please see library hours. Masks are required.
Questions? Please email circ@ramapo.edu or call 201.684.7575


During the months of September and October, all library collections — including all books, DVDs, Course Reserves, special collections, and more — currently located in Linden Hall will be moved to the new Learning Commons building. During this transition, library materials can still be checked out but stacks will be closed for browsing. We will gladly retrieve the items for you if you don’t mind waiting. For larger requests, or to have items pulled before you come to the library, we recommend emailing us ahead of time at circ@ramapo.edu and provide our staff with the catalog link to the material(s) you need. If an item is part of a multi volume set, please specify which volume(s) you need.

Throughout this process, collection items may be inaccessible at different times. If an item is inaccessible, we encourage you to request it through Interlibrary Loan.

Questions? Please email circ@ramapo.edu.

Research Help Services

Students can come in person during our Research Help Desk hours. For virtual Research Help, our chat research help hours are Mon.-Thurs. 9am-10pm, Fri. 9am-4pm, Saturday 12-6 pm, and Sunday 12-6pm.

If chat is not online, please feel free to email refdesk@ramapo.edu and we will respond as soon as possible. More information on Research Help services is available on the Library website.

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