Scott Memorial Library

Information For

Access to Library Services & Resources

Volunteers at TJUH

Includes/Membership Terms: All volunteers who serve TJUH via the Patient Services department.

Access to Scott Memorial Library: Access during regularly scheduled hours. Present your valid Jefferson photo ID to the Security Officer at the first floor entrance.

Register for Library Services: Register for Library services at the 2nd floor Service Desk Window by presenting your temporary Jefferson photo ID to receive a one-day computer Guest Pass.

If you leave the building during the day, you must show your Jefferson temporary ID to the Security Officer to reenter.

Facilities:

  • Use of the Library’s public computers and study space: Permitted with complimentary one-day Guest Pass available by presenting Jefferson photo ID card at the 2nd floor Service Desk. All computers include access to the Internet and MS Office Software.
  • Access to the Library group and individual study rooms: Not permitted.
  • Access to the Library and Jeff Alumni Hall Computer Labs and Classrooms: Not permitted.

Resources:

  • Use of licensed content (databases, electronic books, electronic journals, teaching materials): Access to IP-based electronic resources is available on the Library’s public computers. Off-campus access is not available unless the user has a Jefferson Campus Key.
  • Borrowing privileges for Library print materials: Not permitted.
  • Inter-Library Loan service (ILL) for articles and books NOT OWNED by Scott Memorial Library: Not permitted.
  • Document Delivery Scanning Service: Not permitted.
  • Reserve materials and biomedical models: Available for use in the Library by presenting valid Jefferson photo ID at 2nd floor Service Desk.

Center for Teaching and Learning Services:

  • Photocopy and laser printing: Ten cents ($0.10) per standard black & white page; twenty-five cents ($0.25 for color prints). See the printing and copying policies for details.
  • Databases searches by an Information Services Librarian: Not permitted.
  • The CTL conducts training sessions on the use of Library databases and research support technologies. These are subject to availability and no show fees may apply. See topics and details.
  • The CTL also provides slides, photography, artwork and other biomedical communication support services. See price list for fees.

Responsibilities:

  • Present your valid Jefferson ID whenever requesting Library services.
  • Report lost or stolen ID to Jefferson Security and the Photo ID Center immediately. You are responsible for all materials charged to your Jefferson ID prior to reporting a loss. The Center will charge a $15. fee to replace a lost ID.
  • Follow all Library and University policies. Failure to comply with policies may result in loss of Library privileges and removal from the Library.
  • Food may not be consumed in the Library. Beverages are permitted in closed containers.
  • Computer use must comply with the University’s Electronic Communication Policy.

For any questions regarding membership services or privileges, please contact:

    Roderick MacNeil, Deputy University Librarian
    Scott Memorial Library
    Thomas Jefferson University
    1020 Walnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    215-503-2827 (voice)
    215-923-3203 (fax)
    Rod.MacNeil@jefferson.edu (email)