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Frequently Asked Questions: Request Articles

This resource guide provides answers to many of the frequently asked questions on how to have the best experience with the library resources and services.

Answers to Request Articles FAQs

Q: Can the library email me an article available in its print collection?

A: Yes. Upon request the library will scan and PDF the article to you. You will need to log in the library with your NetID and password to complete the request form. There is a fee for non-UT patrons. See details https://library.uthsc.edu/services/photocopying/

Q: What if an article I needed is not available in the library? 

A: You will have to request interlibrary loan to get the article.  You will need to log in the library with your NetID and password to complete the request form. There is a fee for non-UT patrons See details. https://library.uthsc.edu/services/ill/

Q: How should I pay for an interlibrary loan order? 

A: ILL orders to UTHSC faculty, staff and students are free. Non-UT personnel pay $10 per request, and an additional $10 for each rush request. You can pay by check or by cash when you receive a bill from the library. 

Q: Can I pay for the interlibrary loan order by a credit card?

A: No. The library only accepts cash or check to pay for the interlibrary loan service. 

Contact the Library

Phone: 901-448-5634
Toll-Free: 877-747-0004
Fax: 901-448-7235
Text: 901-730-6733
Email: library@uthsc.edu