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Choosing & Using Library Databases

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!

Find Journals Link

Use the Find Journals link to see if the Libraries own or have access to the print or electronic versions of the journal title.

  • If an article is not full text in the database you are searching


  • If you have a citation for a journal (magazine, newspaper) article you want to get


On the library homepage, select the Find Journals tab.

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The results will tell you where you can access the journal: online in a database or online directly through the publisher OR in print through Moore or Talbott Library.

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For a different journal....

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Rider University Libraries can obtain articles (and book chapters and books!) from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan. From the Libraries' home page, click the link "Borrow from Other Libraries."


You may also consider checking The College of New Jersey Library for book and journal holdings; Rider students have borrowing privileges there. See a TCNJ Librarian for assistance accessing journals and databases.

See if TCNJ can access the journal, magazine, newspaper (opens in new window)


See if TCNJ has access to the journal, magazine, newspaper:

e.g. Journal of American History, Money, New York Times

[Browse by Title or Subject]

Map and directions from Rider to TCNJ.

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Parking at TCNJ: When you enter through the main entrance (off or Rt. 31/Pennington Rd.), bear to the right.  You will see the entrance to Trenton Hall and the info/visitor's booth on your left. Register at the info/visitor's booth.

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