Scott Library Materials
The table below describes the borrowing privileges of TJU ID holders, alumni, 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|
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. In some cases, we might even be able to scan journal articles from our own print collection. A PDF will be uploaded to your ILLiad account. Login or create an ILLiad account to order an item.
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
|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.