Library Services During COVID-19

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Library Resources and Services During COVID-19

Please note that the following information will be updated as COVID-19 situation changes.

Library building was closed for physical access due to COVID-19 pandemic from March 21 to summer 2020, library services were provided in online format during that time.  Starting from August 17, 2020, limited staff was allowed in the Library to bring the building into compliance with state and federal guidance.  On September 1, 2020, the Library started to provide No Contact Lobby Pickup Service (click this link for more information) to current students, staff, and faculty.  Interlibrary loan services resumed in November 2020.

In Fall 2021 reserve service will be suspended until further notice. Hybrid reference services are provided to NJCU community during library hours and beyond.  Library hours are tentative, and subject to changes.  A mask or face covering over nose and mouth is required to enter the building. Food or beverages are not allowed. Please stay tuned as we provide updated status and information on library services. 

Online Resources Available 24/7 

Expanded/free Resources During COVID-19 Pandemic Available 24/7 

  • NJCU users get free access to expanded/free resources from publishers and database providers in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Hundreds and thousands of eBooks (including many e-text books) and research materials in nursing and health science, business, history, religion, law, and criminal justice have been available.  Please check them out.  

 Library Services

Following Services Are Suspended 

  • Reserve service has been suspended;
  • Overdue fines have been suspended;
  • Book donations are not being accepted at this time;
  • Group study rooms are not available per social distancing guidelines.

We will do everything we can to provide you with the high level of service on which you have depended. We will get through this together.


Lasts updated: 10/15/2021

Updated: 8/31/2021; 8/16/2021; 8/13/2021;7/13/2021;11/4/2020; 10/15/2020; 9/30/2020; 9/16/2020; 9/4/2020; 9/1/2020; 8/26/2020; 8/17/2020;  5/8/2020; 4/4/2020; 3/31/2020; 3/30/2020; 3/27/2020; 3/25/2020; 3/23/2020; 3/21/2020; 3/19/2020; 3/18/2020; 3/17/2020

Page created: 3/12/2020