Alumni who wish to borrow materials from the Library's collections may apply for courtesy borrowing privileges.
The Penn Dental Library is open to the public on weekdays from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Alumni who wish to use the Dental Library on weekends and other periods of restricted access should apply for an Alumni PennCard.
Access to most library electronic resources is available to alumni within library buildings including the Dental Library. A credential must be set up the day access is needed and will allow access only for that day.
For additional information, please contact the Van Pelt Library Reference Desk at 215-898-7556 or send them an email.
The Dental Library has extensive resources for conducting research.
RefWorks is a web-based program that can store and manage your citation information. Your Penn Alumni status provides you with free access to RefWorks for as long as Penn Libraries subscribes to the service.