VML: Requesting Articles and Books

Current students, faculty, and staff at NC State University

If you are a current NC State student, staff member, or faculty member, please request all items through Tripsaver.

CVM Alums and Licensed Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians

The Veterinary Medicine Library will provide articles or single chapters of books from its collection to NC State College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) alumni and individual veterinarians or licensed veterinary technicians not affiliated with NC State University for a fee. Veterinarians and veterinary technicians who are not CVM alumni or AVMA members will need to provide proof of licensure. The fee list is as follows.

Article or Single Book Chapter Copy Request for Electronic Delivery
Veterinarians or Veterinary Technicians $8.00 per article/chapter 

Additional charges may apply for articles:

  • An additional 25 cents per page over 30 pages.
  • Rush Delivery (weekdays only): $5.00 charge may apply to non-clinical rush requests needed same-day.

Please review Copyright Restrictions before making your request.

Veterinarian and CVM Alumni Requests

To request an article or book chapter, please register for the online service.  Once you have registered, you will be able to place requests for articles or chapters through the digital delivery service.  We respond to requests within 2 business days. You will receive an email with a link to view the article.  If you need any assistance, please contact the Veterinary Medicine Library at library_vetmed@ncsu.edu or 919-513-6218.

Invoices are generated and emailed or mailed monthly. They can be paid with a check. Please return a copy of the invoice with your payment.

Registered users may check the status of requests by logging into the Libraries' Delivery Service for Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians website.

Non-Veterinarian Requests

If you are not affiliated with NC State and are not a veterinarian, you may use the NC State University Libraries Delivery Service to request articles for a fee, or you may contact your local public library and request interlibrary loan services to obtain articles or books.

Book or Media Borrowing

Membership in the NC State University Libraries' Friends of the Libraries includes in-person borrowing privileges as a benefit, for an annual fee. You may also request interlibrary loan service through your local public library.

If you have any other questions, please contact us.

Notice Warning Concerning Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material.

Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.