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.

On March 21, 2020, the Library building has been closed for physical access due to COVID-19 pandemic.  Library services was provided in online format from March 21 to summer 2020. Starting from August 17, 2020, only limited staff was allowed in the Library as we 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.  Library hours for fall semester 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, such as  EBSCO, OVID, Cambridge University Press, Hein, and more. 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. The list of resources is still growing.  Please check them out.  

 Library Services

Following Services Are Suspended 

  • All interlibrary loan transactions have been cancelled until further notice, but the following resources and tips can be of use:
  • Overdue fines have been suspended;
  • All books/items with due dates between March 16 and May 14 have been extended to September 1, 2020;
  • Book delivery to Wall Campus has been suspended till further notice;
  • 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: 9/16/2020

Updated: 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