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Academic Writing
by Melissa A. Hofmann - Last Updated Apr 21, 2011
Accounting
by Diane Campbell - Last Updated Aug 28, 2014
Advertising
by Diane Campbell - Last Updated Jun 11, 2015
American Studies
by Robert Congleton - Last Updated Nov 7, 2013
American Studies 213
by Marilyn Quinn - Last Updated Sep 30, 2011
The American Myth in Literature, Music, and Landscape
Arts Administration
by Heather Dalal, Marilyn Quinn - Last Updated Sep 22, 2014
Research help in any of the arts with respect to creation, marketing, trends, etc., including both non-profit and for profit
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Basic Business Research
by Diane Campbell - Last Updated Sep 12, 2014
BED-307 & 308 (Curran, Spring 2015)
by Robert Lackie - Last Updated Feb 12, 2015
Behavioral Neuroscience
by Patricia Dawson - Last Updated Jan 23, 2015
BHP-150 OH and Rusciano
by Robert Congleton - Last Updated Mar 4, 2015
Biochemistry
by Patricia Dawson - Last Updated Aug 26, 2010
Biology
by Patricia Dawson - Last Updated Dec 9, 2014
Business of Media
by Diane Campbell - Last Updated Oct 8, 2014
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Careers
by Diane Campbell, Heather Dalal - Last Updated Feb 19, 2015
CHE-214 (Labs, Spring_2015)
by Patricia Dawson - Last Updated Jan 26, 2015
Organic Chemistry II
Chemistry
by Patricia Dawson - Last Updated Aug 26, 2010
Choosing & Identifying the Best Source Types for Your Research
by The Rider University Libraries - Last Updated Sep 30, 2014
Learn about all the different source types and when they are appropriate and helpful to you in the research process: encyclopedias, Wikipedia, books, scholarly articles, popular articles and magazines, trade magazines, news, and websites!
Choosing & Using Library Databases
by The Rider University Libraries - Last Updated Oct 17, 2014
Learn how to find which library databases are the best for searching on your topic and how to use the databases to your advantage--saving you time and energy!
CIS Class Projects and Assignments
by Sharon Yang - Last Updated Jan 22, 2015
This guide aims to help students in CIS-385 and CIS-340 with their class projects and assignments
CIS-340 Ecommerce
by Sharon Yang - Last Updated Feb 25, 2013
CIS-385 Management Information Systems
by Sharon Yang - Last Updated May 18, 2015
Prof. Drew Procaccino
CMP-125 (Brown, Fall 2012)
by Marilyn Quinn - Last Updated Oct 18, 2012
A guide for Dr. Elly Brown's Research Writing Class
CMP-125 (Harris, Spring 2015)
by Melissa A. Hofmann - Last Updated Mar 11, 2015
CMP-125 (Marshall, Summer 2013)
by Kathryn Holden - Last Updated Jul 23, 2013
CMP-125 (Sass-Germaine Fall 2014)
by Robert Congleton - Last Updated Oct 23, 2014
COM-290 (Vieth, Fall 2014)
by Robert Lackie - Last Updated Oct 23, 2014
Competitive Intelligence
by Diane Campbell - Last Updated Feb 16, 2015
Computer Information Systems
by Sharon Yang - Last Updated Dec 11, 2013
Congletons linking guide
by Robert Congleton - Last Updated Oct 30, 2014
CRC 100 (Scudder, Fall 2013)
by Marilyn Quinn - Last Updated Oct 27, 2014
CRC-100 (Cassel, Fall 2014)
by Marilyn Quinn - Last Updated Nov 16, 2014
CRC-100 (Deliman, Fall 2014)
by Marilyn Quinn - Last Updated Nov 18, 2014
Introduction to research skills and resources for Professor Deliman's CR -100 class
CRC-100 (Oster, Fall 2014)
by Marilyn Quinn - Last Updated Nov 5, 2014
Creative Writing
by Melissa A. Hofmann - Last Updated Feb 20, 2015
Curriculum Resource Center (CRC)
by Robert Lackie, The Rider University Libraries - Last Updated Sep 10, 2014
Where is it? When is it open? How can I borrow materials?
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Digital Collections @ Rider and Beyond
by Melissa A. Hofmann, The Rider University Libraries - Last Updated Sep 25, 2014
Find primary source material from around the world on your subject from libraries, museums, galleries, archives, and other cultural heritage institutions.
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Economics
by Diane Campbell - Last Updated Apr 13, 2015
Economics 365
by Sharon Yang - Last Updated Dec 11, 2013
EDU-106-FX1 (Garrett, Spring 2015)
by Robert Lackie - Last Updated Apr 8, 2015
Research guide for "Contexts of Schooling" with Dr. Garrett for this semester
Education and the Law
by Heather Dalal - Last Updated Feb 19, 2015
Environmental Sciences
by Patricia Dawson - Last Updated Dec 9, 2014
Environmental Sciences is part of the GEMS Department.
Evaluating Websites
by The Rider University Libraries - Last Updated Feb 16, 2015
How to judge if you are looking at reliable information on the Internet.
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Finance
by Diane Campbell - Last Updated Aug 8, 2014
Find Images for Study
by Marilyn Quinn - Last Updated Mar 23, 2015
Here are some tips, websites, databases for finding images (art, photos, etc.).
Find newspapers articles
by Heather Dalal - Last Updated Sep 10, 2014
Finding the Full Text of Articles
by The Rider University Libraries - Last Updated Mar 9, 2015
Found the perfect article but there is no link to the full text? We might have access through another database. Here's how to check.
Fine Arts - Visual Arts
by Marilyn Quinn - Last Updated Nov 8, 2012
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Gender & Sexuality Studies
by Melissa A. Hofmann - Last Updated Jun 25, 2015
Tips and resources for research in broad areas of focus: women's, men's, gender, and sexuality studies.
Geological Sciences
by Patricia Dawson - Last Updated Dec 9, 2014
Geological Sciences are part of the GEMS Department (Geological, Environmental, and Marine Sciences).
Glossary of Library and Research Terms
by The Rider University Libraries - Last Updated Jan 20, 2012
Don't know the jargon? Look it up here!
GLTP-500-TYL (Pierce, Fall 2014)
by Robert Lackie - Last Updated Feb 12, 2015
Conceptual Frameworks of Teaching & Learning with Dr. Kathleen M. Pierce
Google, Google Scholar, and Library Databases
by The Rider University Libraries - Last Updated Jan 29, 2014
How do Google and Google Scholar measure up to library databases? When should you use each of these in your research? The pros and cons of each.
Government Resources
by Ma Lei Hsieh - Last Updated Apr 27, 2015
Guardians
by Heather Dalal - Last Updated Apr 13, 2015
Promotional videos
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Know your librarian
by Heather Dalal, Patricia Dawson, Melissa A. Hofmann, Robert Lackie - Last Updated Oct 2, 2013
This series of videos features your librarians!
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LEAD 550 (Watson)
by Heather Dalal - Last Updated Feb 12, 2015
Legal Research
by Diane Campbell, Heather Dalal - Last Updated Feb 25, 2015
Lexis Nexis
by Heather Dalal - Last Updated May 27, 2015
Lexis Nexis is a comprehensive databse including news, business, and legal research.
LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transsexual, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual/Allies) Resources and Research
by Melissa A. Hofmann - Last Updated Apr 6, 2015
Finding books (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, plays), movies, news, magazines, literary journals and more for LGBTQIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, asexual/ally) interests and research.
Library Floor Plans
by Heather Dalal - Last Updated May 23, 2014
Library One Search
by The Rider University Libraries - Last Updated Sep 30, 2014
Library Resources for Prof. Shen's Class Projects
by Sharon Yang - Last Updated Dec 11, 2013
Research Instruction for Course Project
Literary Criticism and Theory
by Melissa A. Hofmann - Last Updated Apr 16, 2015
Lost in the Library
by Heather Dalal - Last Updated Apr 30, 2014
These short videos are created to help any student who sometimes feels lost in the library.
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Management Sciences
by Sharon Yang - Last Updated Dec 11, 2013
Market Research
by Diane Campbell - Last Updated Apr 3, 2015
Mathematics
by Patricia Dawson - Last Updated Nov 22, 2010
McNair Summer Scholars Program: Information Literacy Strand
by Robert Lackie - Last Updated Jun 7, 2015
The McNair Summer Scholars Program is a 6-week session geared to enhancing those skills and experiences that will be required to compete successfully in graduate school. This is the Information Literacy Strand LibGuide created by Prof. Robert J. Lackie.
MGT 336 - Career Management
by Heather Dalal - Last Updated Feb 26, 2015
MKT 200 (Bartholomew) Summer 2015
by Heather Dalal - Last Updated Jun 2, 2015
MKT 200- Newman
by Diane Campbell, Heather Dalal - Last Updated Sep 15, 2014
Mobile Databases
by Heather Dalal - Last Updated Apr 28, 2015
This guide is a work in progress and will link to and provide instructions to Rider University Databases that are available on your smart phone either as an app or a mobile website (or both!).
Music - Choral
by Jane Nowakowski - Last Updated Mar 18, 2013
Music - Education
by Jane Nowakowski - Last Updated Oct 6, 2011
Music Theater
by Marilyn Quinn - Last Updated Nov 16, 2014
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Online Student Support
by Heather Dalal - Last Updated Oct 22, 2014
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Physics
by Patricia Dawson - Last Updated Dec 9, 2014
PMBA-8000-WE2 (Carbonaro, Spring 2015)
by Robert Lackie - Last Updated Apr 8, 2015
Executive Communications
Political Science
by The Rider University Libraries - Last Updated Nov 6, 2013
Political Science
by Robert Congleton - Last Updated Aug 26, 2010
PSY-100 (Dewees, Summer1, 2015)
by Patricia Dawson, Kathryn Holden - Last Updated Jun 10, 2015
Introduction to Psychology
Psychology
by Patricia Dawson - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
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QR Codes
by Heather Dalal - Last Updated Feb 18, 2013
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READ 510 and READ 503 (Slawinski)
by Marilyn Quinn - Last Updated Jul 16, 2013
Linguistics and psycholinguistics and Content Literacy for READ 503
Reference Sources (Print and ONLINE)
by The Rider University Libraries - Last Updated Sep 29, 2014
Don't know where to start with your research? Have no idea what to write about? Want an expert in your discipline to provide you with pertinent information and suggestions? Start here.
Rider Libraries Minute
by Heather Dalal, Robert Lackie, David M Reynolds - Last Updated Oct 31, 2014
RN to BSN
by Heather Dalal, Patricia Dawson - Last Updated Feb 12, 2015
This Guide is for nursing students.
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Scholarly/Peer-Reviewed vs. Popular?
by The Rider University Libraries - Last Updated Sep 5, 2013
You need a scholarly or a peer-reviewed article. What does that mean? How do you tell what you've got? This guide will help.
Scifinder
by Heather Dalal, Patricia Dawson - Last Updated Jan 26, 2015
Searching Tips & Strategies
by The Rider University Libraries - Last Updated Feb 24, 2015
Easy steps to search like a pro. Learn these and safe yourself time and energy--and get better results!
Sociology
by Ma Lei Hsieh - Last Updated Feb 17, 2015
Special Education
by Heather Dalal, Robert Lackie - Last Updated Jul 1, 2015
Sports Business
by Diane Campbell - Last Updated Jan 19, 2015
Sustainability Studies
by Patricia Dawson - Last Updated Jun 26, 2013
sustainability, green businesses, internships
Sustainable Rider
by Patricia Dawson - Last Updated May 25, 2013
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Tutorials for Rider University Libraries
by The Rider University Libraries - Last Updated Jan 24, 2014
Links to the tutorials developed by Rider University Libraries on various research topics.
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U.S. Government Documents
by Ma Lei Hsieh - Last Updated Apr 4, 2013
Using Simmons OneView
by Diane Campbell, Heather Dalal - Last Updated Mar 31, 2015
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Vet Entrepreneurs
by Diane Campbell, Heather Dalal - Last Updated Jun 11, 2015
Visit Other NJ Academic Libaries (VALE Libraries)
by The Rider University Libraries - Last Updated Jan 18, 2012
You can visit and borrow from other NJ academic libraries once you sign up at Rider University Libaries! Learn how.
Visit The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) Library
by The Rider University Libraries - Last Updated Jun 3, 2013
Why visit? You have borrowing privileges there--and the librarians are super friendly. :)
Visit the Mercer County Library
by The Rider University Libraries - Last Updated Jan 18, 2012
Need a more popular title? Looking for pleasure reading? Visit MCL--just down the road, and you have borrowing privileges there!
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What is the ISSN?
by Heather Dalal, Patricia Dawson - Last Updated May 3, 2013
Learn about the ISSN to ensure quicker delivery of your interlibrary loan article requests.

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