Services and Fees by Patron Category
Who Gets What?
The Health Sciences Library at the Anschutz Medical Campus is funded by the Health Sciences campus of the University of Colorado Denver (UC Denver) and the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) to serve health sciences programs and personnel. The library’s primary users include students currently enrolled at the UC Denver AMC campus, health sciences faculty and staff paid by the University, UCH employees and other types of patrons such as retired health sciences faculty. Please see below for more detail.
Primary users of the library receive all library services at either optimal cost or no cost along with remote/off-campus access to licensed online content (see chart below).
Retired Health Sciences faculty are considered primary users with all library privileges. Registration required along with verification from the library's Access staff of the retired status from one of the AMC campus health science schools.
Although the mission of the library is to support our primary customers, the physical library is open to the public and other affiliated users who do not hold primary patron status. Physical materials and most electronic resources are available in-library to these secondary patrons, affiliated or not. Selected additional library services may be provided to non-primary users on a fee-for-service basis.
See the chart below for more specific information describing library privileges by customer category.
|Customer Categories||Library Card Eligibility||Access to Online Licensed Content (e-journals, full text databases, etc.)|
--Health Sciences Faculty and Staff paid by UC Denver AMC.
|May check out materials, free borrowing card.||
No restrictions. Remote, off-campus and on-site access.Registration may be required* for some products.
--Unpaid Health Sciences Faculty, Volunteer Faculty of all sorts: Clinical, Adjunct/Adjoint, Preceptor, Volunteer Faculty, etc.
|May check out materials, free borrowing card.||Restrictions: May use on-site only. Remote off-campus access NOT allowed.|
|All Others||Library Card Eligibility||Access to Online Licensed Content (e-journals, full text databases, etc.)|
|Colorado Public, Residents of the State.||May purchase borrower card for $400/year or $100/3 months. May check out print materials only.||Restrictions: May use on-site only. Remote off-campus access NOT allowed.|
- Interlibrary Loan Services and Fees (Note: ILL defines users by two similar but different categories, Primary and Other)
- Professional Search Services and Fees
These are health care providers not paid by the University whose affiliation with UC Denver AMC health sciences is limited to serving as occasional instructors and lecturers and/or who provide off-campus training for health sciences students. Volunteer Clinical/Adjunct Faculty are not Primary patrons and not eligible for online access.
UCD AMC Health Sciences Faculty, Students, Staff and other primary patrons
Your institutional ID is all you need to check out books and other items. Your name and institutional ID number allows you to access databases and online journal articles from off campus.
Your institutional ID (student ID or employee ID) is probably already registered with the library.
- You can test this by logging in to the library catalog (opens new browser window).
- If you cannot get in, registering with us is easy.
- If you are a University of Colorado Hospital employee, your Institutional ID for library purposes has an "H" in front of it. Click here for more details on Institutional IDs.
Please speak with the Access librarians at 303-724-2145 or 303-724-2139 or by email.