Remote Student Support
Many of the Libraries’ services and collections are available anywhere you have an internet connection.
Do research online
Ebooks and journals
We also have temporary access to many new e-resources that have not been previously accessible to our users.
To learn about searching and using ebooks, visit our Ebooks Research Guide.
Digital special collections
Our digital collections offer access to the unique primary historical and cultural resources held by the Libraries and to selected scholarly works and other publications produced at Temple, and we encourage you to explore them. You may also be interested in PA Digital, Pennsylvania’s service hub for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).
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Get research help
Temple Libraries offers multiple ways to get help with research.
Meet with a librarian online
Librarians staff chat during these hours:
Monday–Friday, 9 am – 9 pm
Saturday, 12 noon – 5 pm
Sunday, 12 noon – 8 pm
You can also email your subject librarian directly.
Access to physical collections
While our physical collections are currently not accessible, we can help you find a digital copy.
Journal articles & book chapters
You can request digital copies of journal articles and book chapters through ILLiad.
All other material types
If you find an item in Library Search and it isn’t available online, send us a request using the “Get help finding a digital copy” button. We’ll do our best to find a digital version.
If we cannot find a digital copy of the item, we can suggest an alternative for you to consider.