Library service fees

Poster printing and article scanning

The Library has a large format printer for printing posters for academic, scholarly, research and clinical work for affiliated users.

Affiliated users from departments that have paid the poster printing fee may also request articles or book chapters to be scanned and sent as PDFs via email.

  • Fee: $175 per fiscal year per department, paid by departmental fiscal officer
  • Affiliated users: School of Medicine faculty, staff, researchers, residents and students from subscribed departments
  • Unaffiliated sers: Not available

Interlibrary Loan and document delivery fees

Book loan

Illinois fees: No charge
Out-of-State fees: $15 per book

Article scanning

Illinois fees: $11 per document, plus $0.25 per page over 15 pages
Out-of-State fees: $11 per document, plus $0.25 per page over 15 pages

Retrieving articles from non-SIUSOM sources

The Library currently supports service charges and/or fees incurred in obtaining items from other sources, with a few limitations.

Patrons are limited to $200 per person per Fiscal Year for charges incurred from other libraries or resources. The library does not support charges for a single article over $60.00 that exceeds copyright compliance. The cost of requests that exceed copyright guidelines and require payment of a Royalty Fee to a publisher must be covered by the requestor's department and prior approval must be obtained before ordering the article.  

Literature Search Service for unaffiliated users

  • $40.00 for free databases;
  • $40.00 + online charges for fee-based databases