Health Sciences Libraries Privileges

Borrowing Privileges: loan periods
Privileges HSC Faculty, Staff, Students, Residents & Fellows HSC Faculty Emeritus HSC Adjunct Faculty

Shriner’s, Fox Chase Faculty

Non-HSC Temple 
Access-security check-in All open Hours All open Hours All open Hours All open Hours All open Hours
Book borrowing 4 weeks 4 weeks 4 weeks In house only 4 weeks
Reserve item borrowing 4 hours (in house only) 4 hours 4 hours 4 hours 4 hours
Interlibrary Loan Service yes yes n/a n/a n/a

Mediated Searching/
Sytematic Reviews Service

yes n/a n/a n/a n/a

Borrowing Privileges: loan periods
Privileges-Limited Main Campus Alumni and Retired Faculty Prospective HSC faculty, staff, students;
Unaffiliated Health Pros
Paley Courtesy Card; Pharmaceutical Reps;Law Firms; Patients; General Public
Access-security check-in M-F 9am-5pm M-F 9am-5pm M-F 9am-5pm
Book borrowing n/a n/a n/a
Reserve book borrowing 4 hours (in house only) n/a n/a
Interlibrary Loan Service n/a n/a n/a

Mediated Searching/
Sytematic Reviews Service

n/a n/a n/a

Please note loan periods changed as of June 29, 2017.

Borrowing Privileges: loan periods
Material Type Loan Period
Journals Unbound 4 hrs; Overnight (4pm-10am) [Podiatry Library: non-circulating]
Case Bound (Annuals) 1 week [Podiatry Library: non-circulating]
Books 4 weeks+1 renewal
Reference Books non-circulating

Reserve Materials, includes technology

4 hours


A valid Temple ID is required with the exception of Alumni, Faculty Emeritus and Retired Faculty who must show a Photo ID.

Reference, Reserve books and other Reserve Materials are for in-Library use only.

Unbound journals require a special request for short term overnight lending. Bound journals can be checked out overnight.

[Charles E. Krausz Library: Journals are non-circulating]

**Guests, Alumni and visitors are limited to access to the library on Monday-Friday between the hours of 9am and 5pm. HSC Alumni may borrow up to 5 books.**