Becker Library Membership

A library membership is for those not affiliated with Washington University School of Medicine but who wish to have access to fee-based services such as interlibrary loan and extended reference. Membership does not include remote access to the online journal collection. The annual membership fee (effective Sept. 1, 2018), is $300.


The table below outlines library services and associated fees for library members. Fees below reflect the new rates effective 9/1/2018.

Service Members
Borrowing privileges* Available
Document Delivery & Interlibrary Loan $14 per item
Photocopying by library staff $14 per article
Research service (special projects) $80 per hour
Citation verification services $1.50 per citation
Library access during controlled access hours Available

* Limitations apply. View library borrower registration and circulation policies.


Memberships are available to qualified individuals from the following groups:

  • Private physicians or health care professionals not affiliated with Washington University Medical Center
  • Individuals acting as agents on behalf of a private company, educational institution, corporation or law firm

Membership Fee

Becker Library’s annual membership fee is $300 (effective Sept. 1, 2018).  A library membership card will be sent upon receipt of membership application and payment.

Download the membership form