Literature Search

Who can request a literature search?

UConn Health faculty, staff, and students, and external clientele including insurance companies, law firms, and area hospitals of Connecticut.

How long does it take?

Most requests are completed within twenty-four (24) hours but actual times may vary depending on time of receipt, staff availability, system availability and the complexity of the search(es).

How much does it cost?

  • UConn Health faculty, staff, and students: FREE
  • Connecticut hospitals and state agencies: $10 base fee plus applicable charges (see below)  
  • All others: $40 base fee plus applicable charges (see below)

Other charges (for CT hospitals, state agencies, and all others)
  • Bibliographic citation charges – $1.00 each
  • Rush service – $15 additional per topic
  • E-mailing of results – no charge; please specify e-mail address
  • Faxing – $2/page
  • Express Mail – $15 additional plus actual mailing costs


How do I request a literature search?

Contact the Research and Instructional Services department at (860) 679-2942 or