English Department Rutgers University Library Research Field Trip 12/2015

Project Objective or Need

To provide a field trip to Alexander Library at Rutgers University for the purpose of doing research in a university setting, with all the resources a major university has available.  In addition, the trip and research was led by a Humanities Librarian at Rutgers University.


The field trip made it possible that the students learned how to navigate a university library system in the development of a long term research paper.  The trip addressed the need these college bound students have in learning how to navigate a university library effectively.  The students had a higher quality of research based on the sources available at the university level and it gave them a comfort level with both the size and organization of a college level library system.


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