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Much of Biddle’s collection is non-circulating. Books that circulate may be borrowed by the Penn community with a current PennCard. The loan period is 28 days, with two renewals possible by logging into your account, by contacting the Circulation Desk via mail (ATTN: Circulation), emailing, or calling 215.898.7478.  

Materials such as law reviews, compilations of statutes, case reports, other multi-volume sets, and looseleaf services circulate only to faculty, journal, and staff offices in the Law School buildings.

When a book or journal is not on the shelf, ask the Circulation Desk staff whether it has been checked out. Materials checked out to an office in the building can be retrieved by the Library Circulation staff for brief use by another person. Because circulation records are confidential, the Library cannot reveal the identity of any borrower. If the material has not been checked out, you may submit a search request form at the Circulation desk. You will be notified of the results of the search. If the material is not available in Biddle, on campus or at Drexel use Biddle’s ILL/Document Delivery Services. Questions about circulation policies should be directed to Joseph F. Parsio, Head of Access Services (Room T-218), 215.746.1755,