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First Year Seminar (FYS) at Rider University

Rider University Library FYS Research Guide

The Rider University Library is here for you from the start. With so much to learn in your first year at Rider University, you’re going to need some help.  This library guide provides an introduction to the resources and services available at the University Library.  Rider University students have full access to all the University Library's resources–books, databases, journal articles, and librarians. 

The Library is a great place to start for

  • accessing library resources
  • personalize guidance
  • getting started with your research


Top things we want to you know about the homepage

screenshot of library website with callouts One Search where you can search for most of our resources at once, next to it is the link to the reserves tab for books on reserve by your instructor or in the President's Textbook Program, below is a link to the databases, to hours at the upper right, below is Ask a Librarian to make appts with a librarian for research help, below is research guides (course and subject guides).