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Remote Services: Classes are online and so are we!

**Extended Due Dates** Due dates have been extended till September 15, 2020 and fines waived for materials checked out since Fall 2019. Read the full FAQ.

BOOK DROPS ARE AVAILABLE at Moore and Talbott! If you would like to drop off your books before the due date, please use the book drops. There is now a book drop to the right of the front doors of Moore Library.                                                             


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Accessing Resources from off Campus

Remote Services

Many library services and resources are already available to students and faculty from the Libraries homepage,, including:

Online Access to Library Materials

Online databases, journals, and ebooks will continue to be available 24/7 when accessed via  Please log in with your Rider Key. If you should have trouble accessing a database, please let us know via:

Research Assistance

**Expanded Access to Ebooks, Journals, Videos, and Databases**

  • Many databases and publishers are offering temporary free access to thousands of ebooks and journals through the end of May or June to help with the inability to obtain physical items at the library or through Interlibrary Loan. Access to these materials is restricted to Rider University users.
  • We are working to seamlessly integrate these temporary resources into our catalog and databases, so you will find them in a regular search. However, this is dependent on vendor access and metadata, which may be beyond our control.
  • Current Databases/Publishers activated:

Research Instruction

The University Libraries can teach library instruction sessions for online classes. Let a librarian help take the confusion out of the research process for your students.

  • Synchronous Instruction   

    • If you already have a face-to-face library instruction session scheduled for this semester and would like to move that session to an online format, please contact your Subject Librarian.   If you would like to schedule an online library instruction session, please put in a request using our Research Request Instruction Form.
  • Asynchronous Instruction  

Interlibrary Loan

  • Only requests for electronic materials will be obtained. Borrowers will be notified by e-mail when the item is received and how to access the requested electronic materials. **Delivery of requested materials may be delayed due to COVID-19.**

Archives & Special Collections

For assistance with archives and special collections at the Talbott Library, please see Remote Services to Students, Faculty, Staff, and Researchers from the Special Collections and Archives Department-Talbott Library,  For the  Moore Library, please contact Robert Congleton or Julia Telonidis.