Interlibrary Loan (ILL) User Categories and Service Fees

  • News: Beginning September 1, 2014 University Residents on payroll with GME (verified by Library) are eligible for ILL services at no-direct cost. Residents can begin to sign-up Sept 1st and after.

Primary Patrons for HSL ILL purposes [Charges: $8 Regular, $18 Rush]

  • Health Sciences Faculty and Staff Paid by the University of Colorado Denver (UCD) AMC campus.
  • Students Currently Enrolled in UCD AMC Heath Sciences Schools
    • Note: UC Denver AMC students receive service at no-cost -- more details.
  • Regular UCD AMC Health Sciences Faculty Paid by Affiliate (National Jewish, VAMC, Denver Health, etc.)
  • Unpaid UCD AMC Health Sciences Faculty, Volunteer Faculty of all sorts: Clinical, Adjunct/Adjoint, Preceptor, etc.
    • If pre-arrangement is made for a department/School to cover & pay your ILL costs please inform ILL staff of this in your application for ILL services and contact Douglas Stehle, Head of Access Services by email or at 303-724-2139. College/department approval for ILL fees payment needs verifying.
  • Retired UCD AMC Health Sciences Faculty
  • UCD AMC Residents paid by the University (on payroll with GME)
    • Note: these Residents receive service at no-cost -- more details.
  • UCD AMC Fellows
  • University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) paid staff
  • UPI employees
  • CU Regents Board Members

Other Patrons for HSL ILL purposes [Charges: $18 Regular, $48 Rush]

This "other" category encompasses all other library users who are not identified as Primary, including but not limited to:

  • UC Denver Health Sciences Alumni
  • UC Denver Health Sciences Volunteer Staff
  • University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) Volunteers
  • Residents paid by other health organizations/hospitals: TCH, Denver Health, etc.
  • Non-University Fellows
  • Other CU Faculty, Staff, and Students -- Auraria, Boulder, Colorado Springs
  • CCML Members (Colorado Council of Medical Librarians)
  • Colorado Public
  • All others not listed above. If you are not affiliated in any fashion, you must be a resident of the State of Colorado to use our service.

Services Chart

Service Turn Around Time
(averages & deliveries Mon-Fri only )
Fee: Primary Patrons Fee: Other Patrons
Note: No direct cost/fees for UCD AMC health sciences students who pay Academic Support Fee or for Paid GME Residents of the University -- Details

DocDel 2~3 days

Borrowing 5~10 days

RUSH service not provided

no-cost, funded with Academic Support Fee n/a
Regular service: Check online catalog to determine whether library owns a particular title (books or AV). For journal holdings, check our Find Journals tool.

From library collection: 72-hour delivery, 3 business days M-F

Outside library collection: average 5 days for photocopies; average 10 days for other returnable items books, etc.

$8 $18
48-hour RUSH: Photocopies from outside the Health Sciences Library's collection. 48 hour delivery $18 $48
Same-Day RUSH: Photocopies from library's collection only. Check online catalog to determine whether library owns a particular title (books or AV). For journal holdings, check our Find Journals tool.

Same day delivery

Requests received after 3:00pm may be processed the following business day.

$18 $48
Bindery items: Items currently at the bindery that are not available through online catalog. Average of 5 days free
$12 for 48-hour rush
$48 for 48-hour rush
Disabled Library Users: Photocopies from the Health Sciences Library's collection only. 48 hour delivery $0.10 per page $0.10 per page

Additional policies

Health Sciences Library | University of Colorado Denver
Mail Stop A003, 12950 E. Montview Blvd., Aurora, CO 80045, USA Tel: 303-724-2152