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COMM2490: Research Methods in Applied Communication: Finding Books & Media

Fetch It!

We are happy to retrieve material from our collection and hold it for you at Lending Services. From the Library webpage, click My Account and log in using your 855- number and last name.

Once logged in, search the online catalog for your material. If it is eligible for us to fetch, you'll see the "Fetch this for me!" link: Fetch It icon

You will get an email notifying you that the material is ready for pick-up. We will hold items for three days after notifying you, then we return them to the shelf. Please call 973.720.3180 to check on the status of your hold or to ask a question.

  Have a Question? Contact a Librarian:

By phone

Call 973-720-2116

The Reference Desk is staffed until 10PM Sunday-Friday and until 5:00pm on Saturday.

By e-mail

Send your question to the Reference Desk via email - refdesk@wpunj.edu   Allow 24 hours for a response. 

Schedule a Research Appointment

Contact the library for an appointment with a Reference Librarian:  Schedule Research Help

Books & Media at the Cheng Library

The library has over 450,000 items available for your use, including books and video and audio materials.  A growing number of our books and videos are availble online, making it easier than ever to get access to great information.

Searching the Catalog

If you just want to find out what books and media are available at Cheng Library, select Books & Media from the Library homepage. Simply enter one or more of your keywords and press the search button to begin. 

Narrow your results using the limits on the right side of the results page.

When you've found a book that looks interesting, click the title to learn more about it, or (if it's Available), write down the location and call number and head to the shelves OR click on the link if it is an e-book. 

 

eBooks & Streaming Video

While searching the catalog, you'll find a number of books and videos with a location of Internet Resource, and a link in place of the call number.

Simply follow the link ('Click here for full text', 'View Streaming Video', etc.) to access the online version of these books and videos.

You will need to log in to view these items from off campus (and on campus, for videos).  If you are having trouble, contact the reference desk for assistance (973-720-2116; refdesk@wpunj.edu).W

Search Cheng Library Catalog

Search the Cheng Library online catalog for books and media.