The Libraries' collections consist of print, microform, audiovisual, and electronic materials, and artifacts. The collections are developed and maintained according to the Collection Development Policy, and primarily support the instructional and research needs of the curriculum.

Circulating Book Collection

The general Circulating Book Collection, classified by topic, is split between the F.A Drexel Library, Hawk Hill campus and the J.W. England Library, University City campus. Books can be borrowed by SJU students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Electronic Resources

Electronic resources include ebooks, online journals, research databases, and streaming audio and video. Access to these materials is restricted to current SJU students, faculty, and staff. Off-campus use requires logging in with your SJU username/password.

Archives and Special Collections

Records and materials are kept as part of the historical record of Saint Joseph's University, University of the Sciences, and Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, along with a variety of other rare and unique books, manuscripts, and artifacts.

Campbell Collection

Food Marketing curriculum and research materials include current industry information, trade publications, market research reports, and books, journals, and databases on all aspects of the food industry.

Curriculum Materials Center (CMC)

Children's literature, textbooks, and other materials support Education programs offered by SJU.

Other Collections

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Media Collection - DVDs and streaming audio/video are available in support of curriculum and for leisure use.

Microforms Collection - Books, journals, newspapers, and magazines and ERIC documents in microfilm and microfiche formats are maintained at both campus library locations.

Popular Reading Collection - A browsable collection of recent non-fiction and fiction, including mystery, romance, science fiction, and thrillers are available on the first floor of the F.A. Drexel Library and J.W. England Library.
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Reference Collection - General and specialized reference tools such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, monographs, bibliographies, maps, atlases, and indexes are available for in-library use.