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Scott Memorial Library
1020 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Borrowing Materials

Scott Library Materials

The table below describes the borrowing privileges of TJU ID holders, alumni, affiliate members, corporate members and family members. All borrowers must register for privileges. Borrowers may have up to 20 items charged out to their accounts at any time. Books may be renewed in person, by phone, or with an online request.

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) $0.25 per day
Journals bound 1 day none $1.00 per day
Journals unbound do not circulate not applicable not applicable
Reserve books and journals library use only not applicable $1.00 per day

Materials from Other Libraries

Scott Memorial Library offers interlibrary loan services when you need materials from other libraries.

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 up to 5 days $1.00 per day
Slides up to 3 days $1.00 per day
Videos up to 3 days $1.00 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 $25 each day
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Patron Privileges and Access Information

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

Borrow from other libraries

When Jefferson doesn't own what you want, Scott Memorial Library can borrow books and articles from other libraries on your behalf.

Use the Interlibrary Loan service to request books and articles. You don't need to know who does own them -- the Library will identify lenders. Fees may apply.

Convenient delivery services

When you need articles or book chapters but can't come to the Library yourself, order copies to be sent to you. Electronic delivery is available, in addition to standard U.S. post and fax.

Use the Document Delivery service to request deliveries from our collections. Fees may apply.