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601 West Lombard Street
Baltimore MD 21201-1512

Reference: 410-706-7996
Circulation: 410-706-7928

Corporate Services

Corporate Membership Notice

The Corporate Membership program is being phased out and will end on July 16, 2015. A new program, Library Membership, is being instituted.

For more information, please contact Aphrodite Bodycomb at 410-706-8853.

Services & Fees

The following is a list of fees and services that apply to Corporate Memberships purchased before October 1, 2014. These services and fees will end on July 15, 2015.

Services and Applicable Fees

Photocopy of articles available in HS/HSL collections $20.00* per article - electronic delivery
Rush Service $30.00 per article
Super Rush Service $55.00 per article
Borrowing Privileges No Fee
Book Retrieval $6.00
Rush Book Retrieval $16.00
Super Rush Book Retrieval $31.00
Billing for Services Monthly Billing Available
Consultations One free ($50 value)
Membership Card Use May be designated to different individuals to represent the company when picking up materials.

* Some publishers do not allow us to deliver content to corporate entities without additional fees. When this is the case we must purchase permission or purchase the article in order to transmit it. These charges will be added to the base fee of $20.


Article Requests

Request a digital scan of an article owned by the HS/HSL to be delivered electronically. The cost is $20*/article (<50 pages). Rush and SuperRush delivery are also available for additional fees.

Request form

* Some publishers do not allow us to deliver content to corporate entities without additional fees. When this is the case we must purchase permission or purchase the article in order to transmit it. These charges will be added to the base fee of $20.

Ask a Reference Question

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Borrow Books - Access the Library Catalog

Anyone who has borrowing privileges at the Health Sciences & Human Services Library must be registered in the Circulation system. The Circulation Policies are presented and explained to each borrower as she or he is entered into the system. A barcode is placed on the person’s identification card. This card must be presented before a transaction may take place.

Circulation Policy

Book Retrieval Service

You may request that a book be pulled from the Library’s stacks for you to later pick it up at the Circulation Desk. The fee for this service is $6.00 per book.

HS/HSL Workshops

Attend workshops on database searching, information management and more.

Workshop Schedule

Request a Consultation with an Information Specialist

If you need assistance in using a database or in developing a strategy for locating information on a specific subject, schedule a consultation with an Information Specialist. The first consultation is free. Additional consultations are charged at $50/hour. Call 410-706-7996 to schedule an appointment or fill out a request form.

Request a Literature Search

Information Specialists will perform computer literature searches for a fee. Please call the Reference Desk at 410-706-7996 for more information.

Request form


  • HS/HSL Databases(Medline, CINAHL, etc.):$20.00
  • Online Database Vendors(Dialog, STN, etc.): $20.00 plus cost of search

Frequently Asked Questions

As a Corporate Member can I send an employee or courier to pick up books for my company?

Yes, for a fee of $6 per item billed monthly to your account you can make a request for the Library staff to locate materials and have them ready at the Circulation Desk for a courier to pick-up on your behalf.

We are billing back clients and need a detailed bill for our records. Can you provide this?

A Corporate Membership entitles the member to detailed billing for all services and articles requested. Billing is monthly and can be paid by check or credit card.

When should I use my membership card/barcode?

With a Corporate Membership you can use your membership barcode to view additional resources on-site, check out books or gain access to the Library. You can also renew your books online or electronically request copies of journal articles available in our collection.

Who is responsible for overdue fines on a Corporate Membership?

The company is responsible for lost books and overdue fines. Individual accounts require a photo I.D. and the borrower is responsible for all fines and fees that accrue on the account.

How do I contact the departments that will handle my services?

  • For general Circulation questions, please contact (410) 706-7995.
  • For information about requesting articles or setting up an online account, please contact our Resources Department at (410) 706-3239.
  • For information about consultations and workshops, please contact the Reference and Research Department at (410) 706-7996.

Larry Butler
Library Administration
Phone: 410-706-7546; 410-706-7545
Fax: 410-706-3101

Aphrodite Bodycomb, MSM, MBA
Associate Director for Administration and Operations
Phone: 410-706-8853
Fax: 410-706-3101

Last edited on: Wednesday, June 17, 2015