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.

Access to the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center is limited to PennCard holders, Penn affiliates, and certain visitors. See our Service Alerts for details.

Connect with us

Get research help from our librarians, attend a skill-building workshop, reserve a room for your study group, and more. Here are just some of the ways that you can connect with us.

Find out how to visit the library in person.

Accordion List

Submit your research question directly to our team of librarians, and we’ll be back in touch shortly with resource suggestions.

Meet with a librarian to discuss your research questions one on one, in person or by Zoom.

Make reservations for small quiet study rooms, larger conference rooms for team meetings, or even our Seminar Room for club events or classes.

Stop by Huntsman Hall (GSR 251) from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday during the fall and spring semesters, for our drop-in “office hours."



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Lippincott Library provides a wide range of services, including course readings on electronic reserve, document delivery services for requesting items, specialized training, and more.

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Research Assistance

Contact us (, 215-898-5924) with your research questions or connect with a business research librarian in a specific subject area.

Meet our team.

Location and Accessibility


The accessible entrance of Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center opens into the Goldstein Undergraduate Study Center. This entrance is on the ground floor of the building facing Blanche P. Levy Park and College Hall. A wheelchair accessible doorbell is located on the railing leading toward the door.

Additional Information

Accessible Entrance

Accessible entrance on the ground floor. A brick walk leads from the north side of Levy Park to the accessible door. At the end of the walk are 2 doors. The accessible door is on the right.

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