Search Request

Average turnaround for literature requests is one weekday (Monday - Friday) of receipt of a request. If you don't receive search results within that time frame or if this an urgent request, please contact the reference desk at, 402-559-6221 or toll free at 1-866-800-5209.

Search Request Form 1: for searches related to the care of current patients
Search Request From 2: for searches related to research, school projects, and long-term patient-care-improvement projects

Systematic Review Service
If you are considering a systematic review literature search, please contact reference department for an appointment at 402-559-6221 or 

Table of Fees


Reason Search is Needed


UNMC students, faculty, and staff
Affiliated institutions

Professional duties


Other individuals or institutions (e.g. Nebraska lawyers/law firms or unaffiliated Nebraska health professionals or institutions).

Professional duties
In-depth research

Charges for a single search are as follows:

$14 -- quick search of one database
$25 -- comprehensive search of one database
e-mail delivery at no additional charge
$7 -- additional charge if results must be printed and mailed

Nebraska health consumers
Patients of The Nebraska Medical Center

Understand personal health or
make personal healthcare decisions

FREE through Consumer Health Information Service (CHIRS).