Community Users

OHSU Library’s Print Collection

Community users are allowed to borrow items from the OHSU Library.  You can request items be pulled and placed on the hold shelf at the BICC Library location. You will be notified when your item is available for pickup, usually within 1 business day. See below for circulation periods.

Material Type Circulation Period
Books 28 days, 3 renewals
Journals 7 days, no renewals
Multimedia 14 days, 3 renewals
Reference Books Library use only

Materials may be renewed by calling 503-494-3460.  Not all items are renewable. Materials must be renewed before their due date, otherwise overdue fees apply.

OHSU Library's Electronic Collection

In addition to the OHSU Library's print collection, our community users are welcome to visit the library in person to access our electronic resources and databases.

Receiving scanned PDFs from the Library’s print collection or requesting non-OHSU owned material

Community users can request materials through our interlibrary loan and document delivery requesting service if they are unable to visit the Library in person or if needed resources are not available in the Library’s collection. In addition to this service, current Oregon-licensed health providers, including MDs and DOs, are eligible for auxiliary resources.

Consumer Health

Community users may use OHSU Library’s public computers and collections for independent health research.