NYUHSL offers comprehensive document delivery services for affiliated users. Use the request an article or book form to order:
Most interlibrary loan materials can be renewed. Due dates and renewal eligibility information will be displayed on the band attached to the book. Renewals may be requested by phone, e-mail, or in person at the Document Delivery Services Department.
If you have additional questions, for example to inquire about returning a book or cannot find what you need, please contact the Document Delivery Services office directly:
|If you request...||You will get...||Within approximately...|
|Regular service:||Rush service:|
|A book not owned by NYUHSL||The book delivered to your branch library for pick up||10–15 business days||4–5 business days|
|An article or chapter not owned by NYUHSL||An electronic copy of the article or chapter by email||3–5 business days||1–2 business days|
|A book owned by NYUHSL||The book delivered to your branch library for pick up||3–4 business days||2–3 business days|
|An article or chapter available in print at NYUHSL||An electronic copy of the article or chapter by email||2–3 business days||1–2 business days|
|An article available electronically at NYUHSL||An electronic copy of the article by email||1–2 business days||1 business day|
Loansome Doc is a document-ordering system available to health professionals not affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center in conjunction with NLM's Gateway or PubMed.
For more detailed information regarding system requirements, NLM online connection charges, and the complete process, see NLM's Using Loansome Doc.
Charge: $20.00 per article
Turnaround time: 3–5 business days
Delivery method: email, with a link to a downloadable PDF
Before providing any services, NYUHSL requires a deposit of $200 to be put towards article fees. Prices are subject to change.
Document Delivery Services Department
NYU School of Medicine
Health Sciences Libraries
550 First Avenue, MSB, G-99
New York, NY 10016
Corporations and firms (pharmaceuticals, law, biotechnology, etc.) may request items from the NYU Health Sciences Libraries collection only. Interlibrary loan is not available for corporations and firms.
Charge: $30.00 per article; $45.00 per book (loan)
Turnaround time: 3–5 days