You can use DocXpress Document Delivery Service to:
Most services are free of charge for Stanford Medicine affiliates. This page includes information about how to create a DocXpress account and make a request. See more detailed policy and service information on the DocXpress website.
DocXpress business hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, excluding holidays. The average turnaround time for normal PDF requests is usually 1-2 business days. For rush and urgent patient care requests, We will do our best to obtain articles as quickly as possible, usually the same day. This service is not available on weekends. Books usually arrive in 1-2 weeks. You will receive an email notification when the book has arrived at Lane Library and is ready for you to pick up.
You are eligible to use Lane Library's DocXpress Document Delivery service if you are:
Please note: Stanford University users not affiliated with the School of Medicine, including undergraduates who are not HumBio or BioX majors, must use Stanford University Libraries Interlibrary Borrowing service. If you are not affiliated with Stanford, please contact your local public library for help making interlibrary loan requests.
For more detailed information about your affiliate status, see our Who Can Use Lane Library page.
A Stanford.edu or Stanford hospital email address is required to create an account. Gmail and other addresses will not be accepted.
There are three options for making requests through DocXpress. If you have any trouble making a request, please contact us.
Email notifications are sent when articles have been delivered to your account. Log into your DocXpress account. You can download the article for 30 days from your account.