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Requesting Material Not Owned by the Penn Library System

Books

Requesting Material Located at Another Penn Library (LIBRA, Biomed, etc.)

Physical Book/Journal

Book Chapter or Journal Article

  • Search the Franklin catalog for your book.  Make sure you are logged in to your account (upper right-hand corner of screen). Select the “Show/Hide Availability Details” button directly below your title. Select the "Scan & Deliver" link found on the item record.  A request form will appear.  Enter the chapter/article title and page numbers needed and submit. Due to vendor and copyright agreements, we can only provide 50 pages at most.

Whole Book or Journal Volume

  • Search the Franklin catalog for your book.  Make sure you are logged in to your account (upper right-hand corner of screen. Select the “Show/Hide Availability Details” button directly below your title. Select the "Request" link found on the item record, then select the "Dental Medicine Library" as your pick up location.

Requesting a Journal Article

Online Journal Articles

  • While searching a database (e.g. PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science) look for the PennText button next to the desired citation. The PennText screen will tell you whether we have online access to the journal article. Look for the area labeled "View Online" click one of the options below to access the article.  You may be required to make several more clicks before accessing the article.
  • If you have been given a citation, you have several options to access the full-text article.  The first two require you to navigate to your specific article.  The third may take you directly to the article.
    • Access Browzine and search for the journal name. Then navigate to the article.
    • Access Franklin Catalog and search for the journal name. Then navigate to the article.
    • Access the PennText Article Finder form. Enter the Journal name, article title and year.

Journal Articles (Online not Available)

  • While searching a database (e.g. PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science) look for the PennText button next to the desired citation. The PennText screen will tell you whether we have online access to the journal article.  If there is no "View Online" message, look for the "Get It" section.  You will need to log-in to your Library account by clicking the "Sign-in" link.
  • If you have been given a citation, you can submit an Interlibrary Loan request.  You should first check Franklin to confirm we don't have have access to the journal.  Fill out the form and staff will find a library that can scan the article.  You will receive an email when the article is ready to be accessed.  If you have any questions about an interlibrary loan request that you have already submitted, e-mail staff at interlib@pobox.upenn.edu.