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  • Need a Review of MLA or APA? September 26, 2019 Need a review of MLA or APA? Come to one of the library’s citation workshops! Details about these events, including information on how to register ...
  • Take the Constitution Day Scavenger Hunt and Win! September 11, 2019 Constitution Day is Tuesday, September 17. To celebrate, the Library is offering coffee coupons to all participants and the History and Political Science Department is ...
  • The Jennings Library Welcome a New Librarian! July 25, 2019 Victoria Swanson, MLS, has recently joined the Jennings Library as the new Instruction and Assessment Librarian. She is also the new liaison for the School ...
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  • CALCAT – Search the Library’s online catalog for books, e-books, music, videos and more.
  • WorldCat – Can’t find what you need in CALCAT? Search the collections of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide, then submit an interlibrary loan request.
  • E-book – The Library provides access to over 150,000 e-books, full-text electronic versions of printed books that can be viewed online 24/7. Use Summon or CALCAT to search all of our e-book collections at once, or click on the “E-book” link to access a specific collection.

Borrow Materials from Other Libraries

If the Jennings Library doesn’t have a book, article, or other item that you need, you may be able to get it from another library, through, Interlibrary Loan or reciprocal borrowing programs with other New Jersey Libraries.

Journal Locator – Find out if the library offers access to a specific journal

Find a Database – The library subscribes to many databases to help you find the sources you need for your academic research. We offer multiple ways to find a database below.  For best results, we recommend that you do not use Internet Explore as your browser when using the library’s databases.

We also encourage you to take advantage of our Summon search service, which searches almost all of the Library’s databases at once. Summon is particularly helpful for finding books, e-books, and journal articles on your topic.

Links above not working? Click here for a full list of the library databases: https://www.caldwell.edu/library/database-list

Use the databases below to access streaming music and videos, available online 24/7.


  • Films on Demand – View documentaries, educational videos, newsreels and interviews from a wide variety of disciplines, including films from BBC, NOVA, PBS, and TEDTalks.
  • Academic Video Online (formerly VAST) – Watch documentaries, instructional videos, newsreels, performances, and more from a wide variety of disciplines, including business, humanities, social science, and science.
  • Complete Counseling and Therapy Package – This provides a comprehensive, rich, and diverse collection of video and text for anyone studying or teaching in the area of mental health. Programs in counseling, social work, nursing, psychology and behavioral health will all benefit from the wide variety of content in this collection, which includes clinical mental health demonstrations, actual therapy sessions, compelling documentaries on the human condition, psychotherapy transcripts, as well client narratives and reference works.
  • Nursing Education in Video – Watch full-length training videos for nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers.


  • Naxos Music Library (NML) – Access an enormous online library of music, with over 1.7 million tracks. Naxos features primarily classical music, but also includes jazz, blue, contemporary instrumental, and world music.

Links above not working? Click here for a full list of the library databases: https://www.caldwell.edu/library/database-list

Research Guides (LibGuides) and Tutorials

  • Research Guides (Libguides) – Find helpful guides to help you get started on your research.
  • Introduction to Research – a guide on starting the research process.
  • Finding Sources – a general introduction to finding different types of sources available at Jennings Library, including books, scholarly and newspaper articles, music and videos, databases, and statistics.
  • Get an Answer – Ask us a question, we’ll give you an answer.
  • Online Tutorials – A collection of online tutorials on how to search and use the features in the library’s databases.
  • Self-Paced Online Tutorials – These online tutorials will take you through topics, asking questions to check your understanding. Topics include: Academic Integrity, Finding Books, Plagiarism, MLA Citations and APA Citations.

Citation Resources

  • NoodleTools – Create a free account in NoodleTools to help you organize your research papers and citations.
  • Citation Guide – Check out this guide for information on citing in various formats including APA and MLA. It includes properly formatted sample papers.
  • Academic Writer – Academic Writer is a tool that provides the resources necessary to learn, research, write, and publish in APA Style, directly from the creators of and experts on APA Style, the American Psychological Association.
  • RefWorks – Use this link to access your RefWorks account. RefWorks helps you to manage your research. ONLY use this link if you already have an account. New accounts must be created from the link within Summon.

Ask Us for Help

  • Chat– Click on the red “Ask Us” button on the side of the page and type in a question.
  • Text us – 973- 947-6902
  • Come in – Come to the library and speak to a friendly librarian.
  • Call us – 973-618-3337
  • Request a 1 on 1 Consultation with a Librarian

The Library is here to support the research, learning, and teaching needs of Caldwell University students and faculty. Below are some of our featured services.

Services for Faculty

Services for Students

General Services

Heather Cook, MLIS 
Liaison for Art Therapy and Psychology & Counseling
To book an appointment: https://tinyurl.com/yy6kkcaw

Ellen Johnston, MLS 
Liaison for ABA and Sociology & Criminal Justice
To book an appointment: https://tinyurl.com/y4kvd83m

Kim Lynch, MLIS
Liaison for Art, History & Political Science, Music, and Theology and Philosophy
To book an appointment: https://tinyurl.com/y6hb4ohm

Linda Salvesen, MLIS 
Liaison for Business and CIS, Communication & Media Studies, Math, and Science
To book an appointment: https://tinyurl.com/y6x36589

Victoria Swanson, MLS
Liaison for Education, English, Modern Languages, and Nursing
To book an appointment: https://tinyurl.com/y43jc2tw


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