Rates for Service

Our mission is to facilitate access to high quality information at a reasonable cost. Charges are based on the time required to expedite the information. Articles may be free-of-charge to Alaskans, or carry copyright charges as determined case-by-case. Estimates will be provided and prior permission sought if additional charges will apply.

Information / Research Services

Medical/Nursing Book Stack

The well-used health sciences section

$50 per hour, plus delivery charges if applicable. [$25 minimum]

Document Services

$50 per hour plus any copy and delivery charges for search, verification and delivery of in-house articles, reports and book chapters. {$25 minimum]

Copyright fees will be added if applicable.

$15 flat rate fee for each article/book chapter obtained from outside sources, plus any charges levied by lending institution and any delivery charges.

Delivery Options

Mail: Copying and USPS charges

Email: No charge

Fax: North America – no charge, Elsewhere – at cost


New document scanner

This scanner transmits to USB drives, email or Web apps

An invoice will be issued when a job is complete. Payment is due on receipt.

Online payment is available using Discovery, MasterCard or Visa at Consortium CLIQ.

Checks in US$ should be made out to Consortium Library, and sent to the attention of Consortium Library Info Quest. For larger projects, 50% of estimated cost is required as deposit.

Turnaround Time

Regular Service: 24 to 48 hours

Large / Rush projects: as negotiated

Prices current as of 2013-07-12