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Students, faculty, physicians and full time staff may use ILLiad services free of charge. Alumni, fund owners, and registered users not paid through a Rush Cost Center will be charged $7 for journal articles or book chapters. There is no charge for book or media requests.

Most requests for articles or book chapters are filled electronically within 3 business days. Requests for books or other media may take longer. Users wanting to request a book are encouraged to check for an available copy in the I-Share catalog.