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Library Services & Support due to COVID-19: Home

Van Houten Library

Check library hours.

Limites Services are available when Van Houten is Library reopens.

Information Commons Computer Lab is available with 48 public computers and 4 printers.

Students gain REMOTE ACCESS to some public computer labs 24/7 even when the library is closed.

Contact-free curbside pickup of physical items!

Group Study Rooms are available by Online Reservation on a limited schedule.  There are other study spaces available on campus.

Wear Your Mask at all times when in the library and Keep your Distance while visiting the library!

NO eating in the library as long as masks are required.

See the Library Phased Recovery Plan (we are now in Phase 2)

Virtual Support for Faculty and Students

Contact your Van Houten Library Liaison with any questions.

Contact your Littman Library Librarians for support with virtual service.

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Factchecking websites on Covid-19

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Off-Campus Access Options  



  • If you need a print book contact your Van Houten liaison, or HCAD librarian.  We will attempt to find an electronic substitute.
  • If you have print books out on loan, they have been renewed to December 24, 2020.
  • No overdue fines will be charged for the rest of the semester.
  • If you have any questions


  • Van Houten Library to open with some limitations. Other services remain virtual. Check the website for updated library hours.
  • Curbside pickup of physical items is available from the Van Houten and Littman Libraries.
  • Interlibrary Loan is operating for article and book chapter requests that can be filled electronically.  Print books and other physical materials loan services are also available. 
  • Self-Help is available through online FAQs, Research Guides, and Tutorials.
  • Virtual Research Consultation, Reference, and Course Support are all available remotely.  Contact your liaison librarian via email or chat.

Library staff are currently working out procedures to continue to support our community.  Check back for updates.

Useful Apps


CamScanner* (Android, iOS)

See more scanning and productivity apps.



Excel (Android, iOS)
PowerPoint (Android, iOS)
Word (Android, iOS)

* Note: some features require in-app purchases

Visit our Desktop and Mobile Software Apps for more useful applications!

Research Librarians

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Research Help Chat Hours:
* Mon to Thu, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
* Fri, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
* Sat Sun, not available

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University Heights, Newark, New Jersey 07102-1982
(973) 596-3206
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