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Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling: Getting Started @ TCNJ Library

A Domain of Counselor Education

Welcome to TCNJ Library

TCNJ Library
2000 Pennington Road
P.O. Box 7718
Ewing, NJ 08628-0718
(Borrowing Books & Reserves)
(Research Assistance)
(Borrow DVDs & View Films on Reserve)

New to TCNJ Library?

Activate Your TCNJ ID CARD

If you have never checked out a TCNJ Library book, you will need to register with the Access Services desk in the library lobby.

By "activating" your card, you will be able to order InterLibrary Loan (ILL) articles online from home and to log in to your library account.

Step 1.   Obtain an ID card from Card Services. The barcode is essential to accessing several online library services.
Step 2.   Stop by the TCNJ Library Access Services desk and have a staff member activate your TCNJ ID Card.

Library Services

My Library Account

  • Review materials checked out with due dates and renew materials online
  • Review pending and available requests
  • Display any outstanding charges with the total amount due
  • Request an Interlibrary Loan
  • Recall a "checked out" title


Books and and articles on placed on reserve by your professor may be requested at the Access Services desk.  For films and other media, please go to the Media Services desk on Level 4.

Requesting Books

If one of our books is checked out, you may request it and the book will be held for you when it is returned.

Finding a Book on the Shelf

Floor Plans & Locations

General Collection books are on Levels 2, 3, and 4, sorted by call number.
Lower Level: Auditorium; Bound Journals; Computer Labs/Rooms 2 and 5; Instructional Technologies office.

Level 1: General Reference

Level 2: Call Numbers A - H; Curriculum Reference, Children's & Young Adult Literature, K-12 Textbooks; Recent issues of journals, newspapers, and magazines.

Level 3: Call Numbers K - QK

Level 4: Call Numbers M (Music) and QL - Z; Media Services Desk

Journal Locations

Floor Plans and Locations

Most TCNJ  journal subscriptions are available electronically.   Use the JOURNALS button on the library homepage to search for a specific journal. If available, the results will provide links to the source(s).  If the journal is available in print, a link to the library catalag is provided. The record will state the physical location of the journal volumes.

  • Current Issues - Level 2
  • Bound Journals - Lower Level
  • Microforms - Level 4

Articles from journals not available at TCNJ may be requested using InterLibrary Loan (ILL).