Search Request

Average turnaround for literature requests is two weekdays (Monday - Friday) of receipt of a request. For urgent requests related to immediate patient care, please indicate that a request is urgent for patient care. Your request will be prioritized.

If you don't receive search results within the two-day timeframe or have other questions, please contact the reference desk at, 402-559-6221 or toll-free at 1-866-800-5209. 

Search Request Form

Systematic Review Service
If you are considering a systematic review literature search, please review our Systematic Reviews guide and Description of Services. Systematic Review searching is only available to UNMC and affiliated partners. 

Table of Fees


Reason Search is Needed


UNMC Students

Class assignments or projects: Request an appointment to work with a librarian or e-mail with a description of your search efforts so far (please include exact search terms and databases used) and search topic. A librarian will be in contact with advice.

Research endeavor: A librarian can conduct a literature search for the following uses which include, but are not limited to capstone, theses, dissertation, or grant supported work


UNMC 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

$60 per database

Nebraska health consumers
Patients of The Nebraska Medical Center

Understand personal health or
make personal healthcare decisions

FREE through Consumer Health Information Service (CHIRS).