Support for Unaffiliated Users

We are open to guests, including students from other universities, who need to use our special resources but we cannot provide study space for them. Those who have a need for our specialized collection may use the J. W. England Library on weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm. Researchers are encouraged to contact us via Ask a Librarian before visiting the library.

USciences students have first priority. Provided that one is available, guests may use computers to access our electronic resources, but they are not available for general Internet/software use.

If you are from a TCLC or PALCI institution, or from Drexel, please contact the Library Director for evening or weekend entry.

Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Services

Unaffiliated health professionals and others may wish to register for Loansome Doc, and select the J.W. England Library as their Ordering Library. Establishing this relationship with the USciences Library enables easy placement and monitoring of requests for materials. Borrower class (i.e. for-profit, non-profit, alumni, etc.) will continue to apply to all requests placed through Loansome Doc.  

For-profit corporations may request documents or books from the Library's in-house print collection. Holdings can be verified onlline through the Library Catalog (cataLyst).  License agreements prevent us from providing any materials that are available from our online collection. The cost to obtain a copy of an article is $35; books may be borrowed for $50. Patrons are encouraged to consult a commercial document delivery service to obtain resources not held by USciences.

For additional information please contact the Interlibrary Loan Department at 215 596-8969 or ill@usciences.edu.

Questions? Call Charles Myers, Library Director, x8791, c.myers@usciences.edu.

Page Last updated: 4/12/16

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