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Temple University

1801 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19122

Temple University is a comprehensive state-related research university in Philadelphia. As of 2014, more than 37,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students are enrolled in over 400 academic degree programs offered at seven campuses. Temple is among the nation's largest providers of professional education (law, medicine, podiatry, pharmacy, dentistry, and architecture), preparing the largest body of professional practitioners in Pennsylvania.

Notable alumni include science fiction authors Ben Bova, Tony Trov and Johnny Zito; crime writer Jeffrey Robinson; Wired writer Steven Levy; musician John Oates (Hall & Oates); and the founder of this website. Notable faculty include science fiction author Samuel R. Delany.

Library access: University libraries are open to the public. A photo ID is required for access. You must register and obtain a computer card to use computers in the library. The card permits use of online resources, including most licensed databases, for up to two hours per day and 10 hours per week. Courtesy borrowing cards are available for alumni and Pennsylvania residents.

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