The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

UTRGV School of Medicine

Document Delivery

UTRGV School of Medicine Affiliates

School of Medicine faculty, staff, and students are eligible for document delivery services. In most cases, articles owned by the UTRGV libraries in electronic form can be delivered via email in PDF format. Most requests will be processed in one business day.

Requests should be submitted by email to somlibrary@utrgv.edu


Area Health Professionals

Licensed health care practitioners living or practicing in Texas may register with the UTRGV School of Medicine Libraries as an area health professional and have access to the fee-based document delivery service described below.

  • Articles from journals in the UTRGV Libraries collections are delivered electronically or held for pickup.
  • Copy and delivery limitations may apply due to copyright and publisher license restrictions.
  • Requesters will be contacted if a request cannot be completed due to these restrictions.
  • The turnaround time for document delivery is typically 24 hours. If a document cannot be delivered within a 24-hour time frame, the patron will be notified by library staff.

Fee: $4.00 per article

Requests should be submitted to: somlibrary@utrgv.edu, or call (956) 296-1500.


Approved by UTRGV Library Management Council on February 3, 2016.