The main entrance to the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center is now open. Van Pelt Library and the Fisher Fine Arts Library are currently open to Penn Card holders, Penn affiliates, and certain visitors. See our Service Alerts for details.

Print reserves

Faculty may place books, journal articles, and other materials on reserve at the Penn Museum Library. To ensure maximum availability for all users, most reserve materials do not leave the library. Some reserve items circulate overnight; contact circulation desk for additional information.

Some anthropology and archaeology reserve materials may be found in Van Pelt Reserve, located on the 1st floor of the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center.

When books are placed on reserve in departmental libraries, school libraries, or Van Pelt Reserve, locations are listed in Franklin, the online catalog.