Your Eligibility

Borrower accounts are issued free to USC affiliated users and members of additional designated groups.  Fee-based borrower account cards are available to licensed health professionals, and other qualified individuals.

USC Students, Faculty, Staff

Your borrower account allows you to:

  • borrow books and renew through Health Sciences catalog or in person
  • access licensed online journals and books: use USC NetID and password
  • use Norris computer workstations: use USC NetID and password
  • request items from other libraries: register for a DocRetriever (Health Sciences Interlibrary Loan) account
  • borrow up to 25 items at a time

Staff of USC-affiliated Hospitals

  • LAC+USC Medical Center
  • Barlow Hospital
  • California Hospital Medical Center
  • Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
  • Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic Downtown  Los Angeles
  • Hospital of the Good Samaritan
  • House Ear Institute
  • Huntington Memorial Hospital
  • Rancho Los Amigos Hospital
  • White Memorial Medical Center

Your borrower account allows you to:

  • borrow books and renew through Health Sciences catalog or at the Loan Desk
  • use key-operated computer workstations; request key at Loan Desk
  • borrow up to 15 items at a time

Designated USC Alumni & Faculty of Other Institutions

Accounts are available to:

  • USC emeriti (faculty or staff)
  • Alumni of the Keck School of Medicine, the School of Pharmacy, Division of Biokinesiology & Physical Therapy, and Department of Nursing, USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work who are members of their school's support group
  • Alumni of the Ostrow School of Dentistry (apply through the Wilson Dental Library)
  • UCLA and Caltech faculty
  • Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet High School faculty

Your account allows you to:

  • borrow books and renew through Health Sciences catalog or in person
  • use key-operated computer workstations; request key at Loan Desk
  • borrow up to 10 items at a time

Non-USC Health Professionals, Foreign Medical Graduates, UCLA & Caltech Graduate Students

Fees are as follows:

  • health professionals (proof of licensure required);  $100.00/year
  • foreign medical school graduates (proof of degree with translation required); $100.00/year
  • UCLA and Caltech graduate students (proof of affiliation required);  $50.00/year

Your account allows you to: