COVID-19 UPDATE: Gutman Library Transitions to Online Model, Services Available Remotely (starting Friday, November 20)

Access to the Gutman Library building will be unavailable as of Friday, November 20, until further notice.

Following Thomas Jefferson University’s latest response to COVID-19, the Paul J Gutman Library is taking measures to ensure the safety of our students, staff, and faculty, while continuing to provide support to our patrons. While access to the library space is unavailable at this time, our resources, support, and services are still available remotely.

Chat with a Librarian
Consultations can be scheduled and held as online meetings via Zoom. Request a library consultation using the Request a Consultation form.

For quick questions, contact us using the library’s Live Chat, available on our homepage, or email us at

Remote Access to Resources
You can access Gutman’s databases, e-Books, research guides, mobile applications and more from our website.  Learn more about remote access here.

Interlibrary Loan
Our Interlibrary Loan services are slightly limited at this time, but if you order a book or article, we will try our best to fulfill your request.

Book & Book Chapter Requests: If we are able to locate an electronic copy of the requested book, we will deliver it to you electronically (via ILLiad). If we are unable to locate an electronic copy of the book, we will not be able to mail you a physical copy at this time.

Journal Article Requests: If we are able to access the requested article from another library, we will deliver it to you electronically (via iLLiad).

Email with any questions regarding Interlibrary Loan.

For the most up-to-date information about the library’s services and resources, visit our website and follow us on Twitter. If you have any questions, contact us at