Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan Charge per Item

SOM faculty, staff and students Journal articles: no charge.*  
RUSH requests: $5.00  
Book requests: $5.00
SC healthcare practitioners $10.00 per article
SC non-healthcare patrons $25.00 per article
RUSH journal article requests (needed in 2 business days or less) add $5.00 surcharge
Fax Documents add $5 surcharge (long distance)

*There is a limit of 10 active article requests at any given time for SOM faculty, staff and students.  The system will provide an alert once the limit has been reached.  Additional requests may be made once active requests have been filled. If you have a critical RUSH request and you have already reached the 10-request limit, contact the Interlibrary Loan staff at 803-216-3212 or

Billing Charges for Other Libraries

CONBLS Libraries No Charge
SC Health Sciences Libraries $6.00
Other SC Libraries $9.00
Other U.S. Libraries $12.00
Rush requests add $5.00 surcharge
Fax Documents add $5 surcharge (long distance)