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Access Services: Lending Policies (for outside libraries)

Lending Policies

Lending Policies (for outside libraries)

Please submit requests via DocLine (code MAUMAS) or OCLC ILL (code WQM).


  • Days to Respond: 4 Days
  • Cost: $15.00 USD; $15.00 USD rush surcharge
  • Delivery: Odyssey, Article Exchange, Email

All articles are delivered electronically, ideally though Odyssey.  We will also send articles as a PDF via email if necessary.


  • Days to Respond: 4 Days
  • Loan Period: 16 weeks
  • Cost: $15.00 USD
  • Delivery: Mail, Courier (for MLS libraries), UPS (for BLC libraries)

Lending collections include the main collection, History of Medicine, Graphic Medicine, Humanities in Medicine, and a small research collection.  Our Reserves books, bound journals, and reference collection do not circulate through InterLibrary Loan.


  • Preferred: IFM and EFTS. (International requests must have IFM or EFTS).
  • If no EFTS or IFM, we will invoice monthly.