Fees for Services

We offer a variety of fee-based services to patrons.

Patron Type Document Delivery / Interlibrary Loan Literature Search Library Card
UNTHSC affiliates Document Delivery: $0 base fee
Interlibrary Loan:  $0 base fee 1
$0 3 $0
UNTHSC alumni, retirees, and board members $5 base fee 2 $0 3 $0
Texas-based patient care providers;
nonprofit organizations
$10 base fee 2 $50 first hour;
$20 each additional hour3
$25 per year
General public $10 base fee2 $50 first hour;
$20 each additional hour3
Law firms and corporations;
for-profit research companies
$40 base fee2 $50 first hour;
$20 each additional hour3
$50 per individual,
per year

1 Full-time faculty requests requiring extensive fees may be charged back to the faculty member. Additional fees are cleared with the faculty member before they are incurred.

2 Document charges above are base fees, which cover the first 50 pages; additional pages are 25 cents each. Distance Education students are not charged base fees. Copyright permission fees and lending library fees are added as needed; these additional charges are cleared with the patron before they are incurred. Color pages can be provided on request, but will be charged as separate document.

3 These fees represent base fees assessed for literature searching services. Additional charges may be incurred depending on research support requirements. Please contact AskALibrarian@unthsc.edu for more information about special projects.

General Notes on Fees:

  • We reserve the right to set different fees for large projects from any user category.
  • Employees of businesses in the highest fee category cannot use their status in one of the lower categories to obtain lower charges for their work-related information needs.
  • Patrons are welcome to make photocopies and computer prints in the library for as little as $.05 per page.
  • These charges have been reviewed and approved by Lewis Library Administration.