The Nancy Thompson Learning Commons strives to meet the information needs of the Kean community by providing a broad range of resources and services. Although the Learning Commons is physically located on the Union campus, digital resources and services are also available to all Kean students and faculty working at remote locations, including the Kean University School of Nursing off-site program at Raritan Valley Community College.
The Learning Commons web page serves as the gateway to the "virtual" library. In addition, information geared to remote/off-site students appears on this guide, not only under the current "Welcome" tab but also under the other tabbed pages listed across the top third of the page.
The Research Guides are a collection of subject-focused research resources created by Kean University librarians. For instance, the following guides were created specifically for students and faculty in Kean's Nursing programs:
In addition, the following guides were also created for students and faculty:
Kean University students, faculty, staff, and administrators working remotely may access the Nancy Thompson Learning Commons' electronic resources (databases, e-books, e-journals, streaming videos, etc.) by logging in with a Kean Google username and password.
Students, faculty, and staff at Kean University's School of Nursing offsite program at Raritan Valley Community College may request books, book chapters, and articles not owned by the Nancy Thompson Learning Commons by filling out and submitting the Kean University Learning Commons Interlibrary Loan Form.
For questions regarding Interlibrary Loan, please contact 908-737-4600 or email@example.com.
EndNote Online is a bibliographic citation manager, which you can use to keep track of books and articles you locate in various research databases and then to create a bibliography, References list, or Works Cited list in your required citation style (including APA, MLA, and others).
Listed below are options available for you to contact a reference librarian and ask for help with your research.
The specialized content on this guide was written by librarian Linda Cifelli.