A Message from the Associate Provost

Welcome to Rowan University Libraries!

Scott Muir, Associate Provost
Photo Credit: Craig Terry

Rowan University Libraries continues to grow and change to meet the needs of this dynamic institution. Increases in the research field and growth in the population of students and faculty require that we transform how the Libraries deliver services.

Students and faculty have access to hundreds of databases, thousands of peer-reviewed electronic journals, and physical print materials. We continue to acquire new resources in both print and electronic formats. We have well established collaborations with other universities and medical libraries to obtain copies of those materials that we do not own.  

Over the past few years, the Libraries on all three campuses have undergone renovations. Ever aware of the study needs of our students, we continue to look for ways to offer improved spaces. All of our libraries offer night and weekend hours and Campbell Library continues to provide 24-hour support for all Rowan University students studying during final exam periods.

Rowan Digital Works, our institutional repository, facilitates faculty and student promotion of their scholarly publications and creative activity. With over 900,000 downloads, this service showcases the variety of scholarly and creative work produced by Rowan students and faculty and is viewed by researchers all over the world. The Libraries are now expanding into the area of sharing and managing digital images.

Faculty from any of our three campus communities may work with a subject specialist librarian to strengthen research and scholarship activities, prepare classroom research assignments, and assist students in their own research goals.  Our two medical libraries are well established within their campus communities, operating with specialized librarians who work with physicians, residents and medical students to support quality medical education across the continuum and to assist them in delivering outstanding patient care.

I encourage you to visit your campus Library, and use the Rowan University Libraries website to discover the wealth of online resources and services available to you as a member of the Rowan University Community.

Scott P. Muir