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When requesting services by email, mail, or fax, please include your full mailing address, phone number and ADA membership number. Or call the Library.

PAYMENT: Please submit credit card information by fax or phone (NOT email) within one business day of request.

CONTACT THE LIBRARY at: Toll–free number, ext. 2653, 312-440-2653, Fax 312-440-2774, or library@ada.org, Monday through Friday, 8:30am–5:00pm, Central Time.

Basic Service Fees

Journal Articles Reference
Packages
Book Loans MEDLINE/
Loansome Doc
Historical or
Biographical
Reference

Requests by TITLE

Requests by SUBJECT

Search by MEMBER w/ order of ARTICLES

Cost
Prepaid by credit card or check

$7 per article

Electronic (PDF)
or Mail

By mail:
$30 per subject

By email (PDF):
$7 per article.

1–2 books
$15

3–4 books
$20

+ Return Shipping (insured)

See also
Late Fees

No cost for search

Articles:
From ADA: $7

From other libraries:
up to $15 each

$30 per subject

$7 for every 20 pp. over 50

Limits

20 articles per week

5–8 articles;
varies with subject

4-week loans;
4 books per patron

20 articles per week

None

Request Method

Phone
(up to 3 articles)

Journal Request Form (PDF) or Loansome Doc

Phone only

Phone
or
online catalog

Loansome Doc

Phone only

Processing Time (working days)

3 days

3 days

3 days

3 days

7 days

Surcharges—Added to Basic Fees

Late Fees:
Overdue Books
Longer Articles—
Over 20 pp
Rush Service Overnight
Shipping
Cost

1 month =
$25 per book

2 months =
Replacement +
processing cost of book

$7 per article

$10 per article

Available when
workload
permits

Books:
1–2, $20
3–4, $30

Articles:
1–100 pp., $20
101–200 pp., $30

Limits

Submitted
by 2:00 pm (CT)

Books: 4 per patron

Processing Time
(working days)

3 days

By noon next day

Books: 1 day

Articles: 3 days