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Scott Memorial Library
1020 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-503-8848
AskaLibrarian@jefferson.edu


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AISR Privileges

Includes: All contracted or temporary employees and researchers who are not regular employees of Jefferson.

Scott Memorial Library:

  • Access to Scott Memorial Library:
    Free access during regularly scheduled hours. These include weekends, evenings and 24-hour access to the first and fourth floors. Tour our facilities.
    • Access requirements for Scott Building:
      To enter Scott Memorial Library:
      • Show your Jefferson temporary ID to the 1st floor Security Officer.
      • Present your Jefferson temporary ID at the 2nd floor Circulation Window to receive a complimentary visitor's pass, which includes access to the Library's public computers.
      • If you leave the building during the day, you must show your visitor's pass to the Security Officer to reenter.
  • Use of the Library's public computers and study space:
    Free access with complimentary one-day guest pass.
    The Library's public computers provide MS Office products and full Internet access.
  • Use of licensed content (databases, electronic books, electronic journals, teaching materials) which requires a Jefferson Campus Key:
    Limited to IP-based materials which are accessible from the Library's public computers. Materials which require a Jefferson Campus Key are not included, however most journals and databases are included.
  • Access to the Learning Resources Computer Labs and Classrooms:
    No access privileges to computer labs or classrooms.
  • Borrowing privileges for Library print materials:
    No privileges.
  • Database searches by an Information Services Librarian:
    Available for $60 per topic, plus any applicable online fees, for up to 25 topics per year.

    Scott Memorial Library has access to hundreds of databases on a wide range of scholarly and popular topics. For more information or to request a search, contact an Information Services Librarian at 215-503-6994, AskaLibrarian@jefferson.edu, or use the online search request form.
  • Monthly alerting services on biomedical topics:
    Available for a one-time setup fee of $35, plus $6/topic/month for in-house databases or a negotiable rate for vendor-based online services.
  • Photocopy and laser printing rate:
    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.

AISR Learning Resources Centers

AISR’s Learning Resources Division provides computer labs, educational software and biomedical models.

  • No access privileges to computer labs.

Medical Media Services

The MMS department provides slides, photography, artwork and other biomedical communication support services.

  • Access to the services of Medical Media Services at the same fees as Thomas Jefferson University customers.

Responsibilities

  • Present your Jefferson ID whenever requesting Library services
  • Report lost or stolen ID to Security and the Scott Library immediately. You are responsible for all materials charged to your Jefferson ID prior to reporting a loss. University Security will charge a 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 ejection from the Library.
  • Food may not be consumed while in the Library. Beverages are permitted in approved containers only.
  • Computer users 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)