Eligibility and Fees

Overdue fees will not be charged while the Library is closed.

 For more information about borrowing materials from the OHSU Library, contact the Service Desk at:  library@ohsu.libanswers.com  or 503-494-3460.


The following people may check items out from the OHSU Library. There are no card fees except as noted. Registrants must show current identification. Oregon health professionals need to provide current license information.

Borrowing fees

There are no card fees for OHSU faculty, staff and students or for faculty, staff and students from institutions with which OHSU has reciprocal borrowing agreements.  Registrants must show current identification.  Oregon health professionals need to provide current license information.

Materials may be renewed online through your Library record or by calling 503-494-3460.  Not all items are renewable.

Overdue fees

Overdue fees per item: (Up to $20.00 maximum)
General Material $.50 per day
Reserve Material-Hourly loans $.25 per hour
Summit or ILL material $.50 per day

Circulation privileges are suspended when your active balance totals $20 or more.

Billed items

Unreturned or damaged library items will be billed to the borrower for the full cost of replacement by a new item of the same or newer publication date, a $25 processing fee, and any accumulated fines.

An item which is returned after being billed as unreturned will have the replacement and processing fees waived if it is returned before the billing is sent to collections.