About us

The Robert W. Van Houten Library, located in the Central Avenue Building provides a modern facility for individual and group study, research, computing, and browsing. Wireless access to the Internet is available throughout the building.


The mission of the Robert W. Van Houten library at the New Jersey Institute of Technology is to satisfy the published information and document needs of the NJIT community in pursuit of their educational and research programs in a cost effective, timely manner, and provide a high quality academic learning environment.


The resources of the Van Houten Library at the NJIT primarily support the instructional and research needs of the NJIT community. The library is open to the public for research relating to the NJIT library's unique science and technology collection. Individuals not affiliated with NJIT may be required to show an acceptable identification card. All library users must comply with NJIT library policies.