Borrowing Materials

Scott Library Materials

The table below describes the borrowing privileges of TJU ID holders, affiliate members, corporate members and family members. Borrowers may have up to 20 items charged out to their accounts at any time. Books may be renewed in person, by phone, or using the library's My Account.

For more information, or to renew materials, call 215-503-6994 or 215-503-6995.

Type of material Loan Period Renewals Overdue Fines
Books 21 days 2 (42 days) $0.10 per day
Journals bound 1 day none $1.00 per day
Journals unbound do not circulate not applicable not applicable
Reserve books and journals 2 hours, library use only not applicable $1.00 per item

Returning Materials

In the Scott Memorial Library, books may be returned at the Service Desk. When the Service Desk is closed, a book drop is located to the side of the window.

A book drop is located in the Gibbon Building (10th Street side), near the security guard's station.

Placing a Hold

If a book is checked out, you can place a hold to be next in line. Either call the circulation desk (215-503-6994) or find the book, sign into your account, and click "request" (video).

Can't Find a Journal or Book?

Let us find it for you. We may be able to order a copy for you from another library. Use EZBorrow (books) or ILLiad (articles or books) to order the resources you need.

Learning Resources Materials

The privilege of borrowing Learning Resources materials is limited to TJU ID holders. The table below describes these borrowing privileges.

Type of material Loan Period Overdue Fines
Anatomical charts by request $1.00 per day
Slides up to 3 days $1.00 per day
Videos up to 7 days $0.10 per day
Anatomical models, reserve materials, music CDs and skeletons library use only not applicable
Laptops All day loan, must be returned one hour before the Library closes $75 each day
(more information)
Bone Boxes (3 boxes) 4 hours (one box at a time) library use only not applicable
iPads 3 weeks $10 per day

Patron Privileges and Access Information

Additional information about Library access privileges, memberships, and user groups is available.