Health Sciences Interlibrary Lending to Institutions

The Carlson Health Sciences (CHSL) and Blaisdell Medical (BML) Libraries provide photocopies and returnable loans to other libraries according to the provisions of national and international interlibrary loan codes. All medical, academic, public, government, research and corporate libraries are eligible. The combined collections consist of medical- and veterinary-related material.

For information on ILL borrowing services for UCD faculty, staff, and students, please refer to the Request Books or Articles webpage.

Requests may be submitted via Docline and OCLC. ALA or IFLA forms are also accepted.

Request By Health Sciences Library Blaisdell Medical Library

Rush Orders

Rush requests will be processed within 1 business day. Rush requests noted “PATIENT CARE EMERGENCY” will be processed within 4 hours receipt. Please call the Health Sciences Libraries ILL office at (530) 752‑6379 to alert staff.

Borrowers not billed through Docline EFTS or OCLC IFM are invoiced monthly. Invoices must be paid by check or bank draft in U.S. dollars or IFLA vouchers. Credit Card payments are not accepted.

Type of Library Loans Copies Email Rush Special Handling
  • UC Libraries
  • California Public Libraries
No Charge No Charge No Charge No Charge Add $10.00
  • Hospital and Medical
  • Academic
  • Government
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Out-of-State Public Libraries
$11.00 $11.00 No Charge Add $10.00 Add $10.00
  • Non-Healthcare Corporate
  • For-Profit Business
$15.00 $15.00 No Charge Add $15.00 Add $10.00
  • Base copy charge is per 30 pages for electronic delivery or per 50 pages for mail/courier delivery.
  • Special Handling fee is charged for processing courier delivery and loans shipped outside of the U.S. In addition, borrower is responsible for any courier fees. Submit FedEx account number when placing the request.
  • Service not available to document delivery vendors.
Loans (530) 752‑1978
Copies (530) 752‑6379