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:
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.
The Reference Desk is staffed until 10PM Sunday-Friday and until 5:00pm on Saturday.
Send your question to the Reference Desk via email - firstname.lastname@example.org Allow 24 hours for a response.
Schedule a Research Appointment
Contact the library for an appointment with a Reference Librarian: Schedule Research Help
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.
If you just want to find out what books and media are available at Cheng Library, cick on the link for the Classic Catalog. Simply enter one or more of your keywords and press the search button to begin. Don't add too much information (like full sentences, etc.), though! Start with one or two keywords and sort your results to see the newest items first.
Enter a few keywords about your topic.
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 to get it it is a print book OR click on the link if it is an ebook.
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; email@example.com).W
Search the Cheng Library online catalog for books and media.