Registration and Security

REGISTRATION AND CREATING AND SCRC RESEARCHER ACCOUNT

You must be a registered user to request and use in our reading room material held by the SCRC. This one-time registration process includes the creation of an SCRC Researcher Account. With that online account, you can:

•          submit requests in advance of a visit to the SCRC

•          track the status of submitted requests

•          access detailed information about past requests.

•          Order scans of photographs in our collection

Registration means that you acknowledge and agree to the terms and conditions governing access to and use of SCRC materials. Please note that we reserve the right to inspect library materials and personal items prior to entry and upon departure from the Reading Room and that the room is monitored by security cameras at all times.

Registration is not required by patrons wishing to view exhibits or consult our reference collection.

To learn more about the SCRC Researcher Account see our FAQ

 

Registration for users affiliated with Temple University

(users with an active AccessNet Username and password)

1.    Navigate to the SCRC Researcher Account login page.

2.    Log in with your AccessNet Username and password.

3.    Respond to prompt to accept terms and conditions governing access to and use of SCRC materials.

4.    Once you have clicked “Accept...”, your account will be created and you will be registered.  You will be directed to your account’s main menu, which lists your outstanding requests and displays the option “Logoff [your username]”.  If you are not directed to this main menu page, please contact scrc@temple.edu for assistance.

 

Registration for users not-affiliated with Temple University

1.    Navigate to the SCRC Researcher Account login page.

2.    Select the “Non-Temple Affiliates” button

3.    Respond to prompt to accept terms and conditions governing access to and use of SCRC materials.

4.    Enter your information into the “New User Registration” form and click “Submit.”

Once you have submitted this information, your account is created and you are registered.  You will be directed to your account’s main menu, which lists your outstanding requests and displays the option “Logoff [your username].”  If you are not directed to this main menu page, please contact scrc@temple.edu for assistance.


Data Collection and Use

The SCRC respects the rights and privacy of our researchers and their registration and use records in accordance with the following state laws, institutional policies, and professional standards:

§  Pennsylvania Law for the Confidentiality of Library Records

§  Temple University Classification and Handling of Protected Data

§  Society of American Archivists Code of Ethics

§  ALA Policy on Confidentiality of Library Records

 

Temple University Libraries understands "researcher records" to include all records with identifying information about researchers. Information collected in conjunction with the use of SCRC materials may be retained indefinitely and will not be shared unless required by law.