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Rutgers Reflects documents the creative growth that can emerge from tragedy, bringing together the scholarship produced at Rutgers that relates to the events of September 11, 2001, and to the effects that day have had on our teaching, learning, and living.

Founded at Yale before moving to Rutgers in the 1960s, the Center of Alcohol Studies has been a leader in research, publishing, education, and training on alcohol and other drugs. This collection drawn from the CAS archive illuminates the history of Center and the field as a whole.

This collection contains photographs taken by Rutgers-Newark Professor Emerita, Beatrice Tabachnick Seagull who took pictures of Springfield Avenue and the surrounding neighborhoods of the Central Ward in Newark between approximately 1970 to 2002.

In 1897 and 1898 the Philadelphia Inquirer published a series of bicycle routes, in a column called Trips Awheel. Each route had a map and a narrative describing the trip. Most of the routes fanned out from Philadelphia to the surrounding area, and about a third went into New Jersey. 

Exhibition catalogs published by the Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities emphasizing the diversity of artists presented from 2009 to the present. The catalogs feature essays by women scholars and curators and artwork from famous feminist artists.

The Center for Women's Global Leadership Poster Collection provides digitized access to nearly 300 posters published by women's rights organizations worldwide and housed at CWGL. The posters chronicle 20 years of transnational women's activism and advocacy.

This collection comprises several hundred pages of office files presumably collected by Rose Galaida, an American social worker on assignment to the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) in central China from 1945 to 1946.  

"Why did China Boom?" is a valuable resource on China for educators and researchers in a wide range of academic fields, such as business, economics, sociology, and history. The archive consists of video interviews conducted for the Center of U.S.-China Relations, Asia Society.

This collection includes digital copies of fourteen scrapbooks, six photo albums, and loose scrapbook and album pages from the Count Basie family papers and artifacts. Contents span the early 1900s to the 1980s and include press clippings, ephemera, concert programs, photographs, memorabilia, and correspondence belonging to the Basie family.

Dorothy Gillespie was an artist, a feminist activist, and a philanthropist. Her artwork, except for a few early paintings and several happenings in the 1960s, was entirely abstract. Gillespie was influenced by Abstract Expressionism, Happenings, Pop Art, and Feminism.

Featuring four facets of Rachel Hadas’ career:  her creative output; translations of classic Greek literary works; scholarly activity in academic, artistic, and publishing forums; and poetry workshops at the Gay Men’s Health Crisis and the resulting published anthology, Unending Dialogue: Voices from an AIDS Poetry Workshop

The eBethArké digital library, a collaboration of Beth Mardutho and the Rutgers University Libraries, provides digital resources for people to pursue the study of the Syriac legacy globally, with an aim to serve researchers of Syriac literature.

GGREAT models experiential learning and engagement by providing Rutgers University undergraduates the opportunity to develop passions for tackling serious issues worldwide. The papers are based on scholarly research on a real problem and potential solutions. 

The Inclusion and Diversity Research Portal pulls together the published work of Rutgers faculty working on diversity and inclusion research across the disciplines.

A collection of media documenting artists’ books, installations, and ensembles by Karen Guancione, a New Jersey artist, educator, curator, and longtime Artistic Director of The New Jersey Book Arts Symposium.

The Korea Letters and Manuscripts of the Griffis Collection is a digital companion to the book, Korea Letters in the William Elliot Griffis Collection: An Annotated Selection (2024). It completes the publication of the Korea documents by including material here that was omitted from the book project. 

This curated selection of archival materials and event documentation capture moments from the special event “Livi at 50: A Celebration of Livingston College’s 50th Anniversary” Held at the James Dickson Carr Library on Livingston Campus on October 25, 2019.

This portal provides a single point of access to multiple digital map collections residing within Rutgers University Libraries’ Special Collections and University Archives, the New Jersey Environmental Digital Library, and the New Jersey Digital Highway.

This poster collection features the McNair program's student's first body of scholarly work, and showcases undergraduate research. It also provides a snapshot of the Libraries' commitment to increasing the number of first-generation and underrepresented students in the academy.

This collection includes exhibition catalogs published by the National Association of Women Artists (NAWA). The catalogs, dating from ~1925 to 2019, document annual exhibitions held by NAWA, including information about exhibiting artists, members, and the activities & impact of NAWA through the years.

The New Brunswick Music Scene Archive in Special Collections and University Archives features selected set lists, publications, press clippings, ephemera and sound recordings from the New Brunswick, New Jersey music scene (primarily rock, punk, and hardcore) from 1981 to the present.

This online exhibition is a partnership between New Brunswick Libraries and the Provost's Office, for students to display scholarship works, including digital posters, photos, videos, and more, which can be added to e-portfolios or LinkedIn.

This collection contains video recordings documenting the New Jersey Book Arts Symposium.  This event, held since 1995, is a yearly daylong event celebrating New Jersey book artists, often challenging the traditional assumptions of what defines a book.

NJDH is an immersive, user-centered information portal documenting the holdings of cultural heritage institutions throughout the state of New Jersey.

Digitizes New Jersey’s historical newspapers as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Digitized papers are available through the Library of Congress’s Chronicling America website.

NJEDL is an open repository of digital research and educational materials related to New Jersey's environment. The resources are derived from the state's government agencies, non-profit and non-governmental organizations, research institutes, and academic departments.

Official annual reports on the health of New Jersey, including extensive compilations of population-based health statistics, which covers over 45,000 pages of original content.

The collection consists of recordings and transcripts of oral history interviews with people associated with the Rutgers-Newark campus in the 1960s and 1970s, representing a wide spectrum of political beliefs and levels of activism.

This is a collection of papers published between 1968 and 1979, through the post-rebellion period of the city of Newark. The newspapers served as a tool for activism, organizing, and advocating for black liberation and political and economic agency.

The Newark Celebration 350 Digital Archive offers electronic documents from the year-long 350th anniversary celebration of the founding of the city of Newark. The collection includes social media, photos, fliers, posters, interviews, film and more.

The Nicholas Virgilio Papers collection includes haiku and personal correspondence from the Camden, New Jersey poet, including multiple drafts of some of Nicholas Virgilio’s better known poems, as well as some unpublished and therefore never before seen haiku.

This collection recognizes excellence in undergraduate research. Winning projects must make use of a range of library resources, collections, and services and show evidence of critical thinking, originality, and creativity.

A community-based interdisciplinary initiative supported by Rutgers University-Newark. Queer Newark interviews LGBTQ Newarkers. We collect these oral histories to make their stories accessible to everyone, including researchers, students, and artists.

This collection contains recordings of the RBHS Scholarly Publishing Symposium, filmed March 14 in Newark. Topics included advice on preparing and submitting manuscripts, navigating the peer-review process, finding the right journals and avoiding predatory publishers.

Streaming audio of reel-to-reel and cassette tape recordings featuring compositions by Robert Moevs (1920-2007). Clips are openly available to the public. Streaming of the full audio is available at the Douglass Library at Rutgers, New Brunswick.

The digital collection Roman Coins of the Late Imperial Period represents a selection, from Special Collections and University Archives, of twenty-two coins from a larger collection of 1,600 assorted numismatic objects minted in the late centuries of the Roman Empire.

The records of the Rutgers College War Service Bureau were created and maintained by Earl Reed Silvers, director of the bureau from its establishment in September 1917 until its end in June 1919.

The Rutgers University Young Horse Teaching & Research Program videos were produced for research and classroom use, and include records of standardized temperament tests, veterinary care, and general behaviors.

This collection features posters presented at the Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (CURCA) at Rutgers University-Camden. The event celebrates research by students in the Camden College of Arts and Sciences and University College-Camden.

This collection features posters presented at the Graduate Research and Creative Works Symposium at Rutgers University-Camden. Held during Research Week, the event recognizes original research produced by students in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

The Rutgers student newspaper, the Targum, was established in 1869 and has run continuously to the present day bringing campus news to students, the Rutgers community, and the general public.  The digitized version of the Targum is included here from 1869 to 1980.

Created by Professor Ernst Badian (d. 2011) and donated to Rutgers, this collection of more than 1200 coins documents the emergence of coinage and a money economy in Rome and development through the late Republic (280 to 31 B.C.E.).

The IJS Research Portal provides digital access to selected IJS collections, including images, sound recordings, and oral histories.

A collection of oral history interviews conducted with African-American residents of Newark who came to the city during the Great Migration, as well as those whose local roots stretch back generations. 

This collection features art from the Stedman Gallery, located in the Fine Arts Center at Rutgers University-Camden. The Stedman Gallery serves Rutgers students and the surrounding community through exhibitions and arts education programing.

This collection houses digitized versions of many Rutgers yearbooks (The Scarlet Letter, Mneme, Quair, and others) since 1871. Browse by college or year, or search within the text. 

Over 100 hours of observational videos of students learning mathematical concepts based on particular teaching principles. Many dissertations, articles, and books have resulted from research using this collection.

The Women, Education and Leadership at Rutgers Portal is a collection of interviews, videos and digital projects that document the history of women, education and leadership, as well as the complex institutionalization of women’s and gender studies at Rutgers University.