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Museum Library Services for Patrons with Disabilities

The entrance to the academic wing of the University Museum is barrier-free. Enter from the driveway to the east of the Museum. Once in the Kress Gallery, take the elevator to the third floor. The Library is straight ahead on the left. If you are not able to open the door please knock loudly.

For additional library information please call: (215) 898-7840.

Patrons with disabilities are encouraged to bring a person with them to help in using the catalogs and in retrieving materials from the stacks. If this is not possible, library staff will arrange for assistance. Please note that telephone reference is available. Reference staff will search up to 10 items in the catalogs upon request. For additional information or to arrange for staff assistance please contact Sheryl Tisdale, Bibliographic Specialist, (215) 898-7840.

Arrangements can be made to pick up Departmental Library books from Van Pelt. Please contact Jonathan Segal, (215) 898-7070, or Andrea Loigman, (215) 898-0701, for this service.

The Museum Library works closely Ancil George, (215) 898-2316, the Coordinator of library service for patrons with disabilities and the Office of Affirmative Action. Patrons may also wish to bring library-related issues to Susan Shapiro, Student Disabilities Services, voice: (215) 573-9235; TDD: (215) 746-6320.