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We Have a New Website
The Bankier Library will be unveiling an updated website on September 7th. To assist with the transition, we will be keeping our old website running concurrently until October 31st. A link to the old website will be provided in the Services for Faculty section of the new site.

Intersession Library Hours
Intersession (Aug 16 – Sept 6)
Mon – Thur: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Sat & Sun: Closed
Monday, Sept. 4 – Labor Day Holiday: Closed
Tuesday, Sept. 5 – Fall Convocation: 11:00am - 5:00pm

Library Subscriptions
Recent additions and changes to the library’s electronic resource collections:
The Wall Street Journal

ebrary ebooks platform has been upgraded to ProQuest Ebook Central

Onesource is now known as D&B Business Browser

Encyclopaedia Britannica expires on 7/31;
Humanities International Complete expires on 8/31;
Biography Reference Bank (Wilson) expires on 8/31

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VALE Reciprocal Borrowing: For Faculty and Staff  

Bankier Library is a member of VALE, the state-wide consortium of New Jersey academic libraries. One of the benefits of VALE is the Reciprocal Borrowing agreement, which allows onsite borrowing of materials by faculty and staff at participating institutions.

How to Obtain a Reciprocal Borrowing Card

  • Faculty and staff must be in good standing with the Bankier Library
  • Faculty and staff must have a valid Brookdale College photo ID
  • Obtain a signed VALE Reciprocal Borrowing Application Form from Steven chudnick 732/224-2482, Tara Deedmeyer 732/224-2773, or Rita Lo 732/224-2440
  • Bring the original signed application form along with a valid Brookdale College photo ID to the lending library's circulation desk to obtain a guest borrowing privileges card
  • Guest card is valid for one academic year which expires on June 30
  • Borrowers are responsible for all items borrowed including fees and charges and must comply with the lending library circulation policies
  • Borrowed materials must be returned directly to the lending library
  • Borrowers must present a new signed application form from the home institution to renew borrowing privileges
  • Borrowers can search the virtual catalog to see which participating libraries own the item(s)

Search VALE's Virtual Online Catalog
Virtual Catalog