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Using the Library During COVID-19: Home

How to use the Library's online resources from off-campus, how to contact a librarian for research help, and other important information during this time.


Checked-out items

Checked out books have been renewed until September 30.

All students with a device will be contacted with drop off information. Please check your email for instructions. Contact with any questions.

Please keep your borrowed ILL books until further notice.


Interlibrary Loan is operating on a limited basis. Books are not available at this time. Journals may be available. For ILL questions, please email

Off Campus Access

You don't have to be in the Library to access articles and databases.

The Library's resources can be accessed anytime, anywhere with your NetID and password.

Up-to-date information about COVID-19

Online Hours

Librarians and library staff will be online and available to help during the following hours:


Monday - Thursday: 9am - 7pm

Friday - Sunday: CLOSED

NOTE: These hours are subject to change. If you need help while we are offline, please email us and we will get back to you.

Library Materials Available Remotely

All of our e-books and databases can be accessed from anywhere, 24/7! Below you will find some resources to get started:


Search Summon for e-books, articles, and more!

Caldwell University Writing Center

The Writing Center is still providing services to all students. Sessions will be provided remotely and writing tutors are available for appointments during their regularly scheduled hours.

To schedule an appointment, sign into CougarApps and choose CougarLink. Once in CougarLink choose Tutoring / Writing Center and then New Tutoring / Writing Center Appointment. Once your appointment is approved, the tutor will reach out to you regarding how the remote appointment will proceed (phone, google chat, hangout, etc.)

Students who are having difficulty with CougarApps should reach out to You can also go directly to and login with your NetID credentials to access CougarLink.

Please feel free to contact with any questions, concerns or suggestions.

Library Instruction & Workshops

Faculty are encouraged to reach out to the librarians in their subject areas to coordinate virtual instruction via Google Hangouts Meet (GHM) or Zoom, or other alternate means.

Workshops will take place as scheduled, but online. They will be recorded and the recorded sessions will be made available.

Staying Connected

Check this page often and follow us on social media for updates:

Instagram: @caldwelluniversitylibrary

Snapchat: culibrary

Facebook: Caldwell University Library / @jenningslibrary

Twitter: @CaldwellULib

Be sure to also check the University's coronavirus update page for more information. You can also follow Caldwell University on social media:

Instagram: @caldwelluniversity

Facebook: Caldwell University / @caldwelluniversity

Twitter: @CaldwellUniv

How to Contact IT

Having trouble signing in to use a database?  Here's how you can contact IT from off-campus:

Call: (973) 618-3904


IT helpdesk Summer hours:

Monday-Thursday  8:30am - 4:30pm