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Photocopy Service

The Photocopy Service provides paper photocopies of articles for a fee.


  • $7.00 per article
  • Requested articles not held at McMaster will be supplied through Photocopy and Interlibrary Loan at $10.00 per article.

Submit a Request

Articles can be requested using our online form.

Before submitting a request, keep in mind the following:

  • A list of complete citations must be provided.
  • Articles will not be provided for incomplete citations.
  • Complete contact information must be submitted with your request.
  • The Photocopy Service is currently available to the McMaster community only. Hamilton Health Sciences MUMC employees can direct requests to
  • If charging to a University account, the account number must be provided when the request is submitted.
  • If paying by Mastercard, Visa, debit or cheque the method of payment must be stated when the request is submitted. Cash payments are not accepted.


  • Requests can be picked up at the Service Desk, campus mail or Canada Post (fees may apply). The library is not able to send you the articles by email.
  • Three business days for photocopies of material held in the Health Sciences Library.
  • Turnaround time for material retrieved through Interlibrary Loan, will be longer than three business days.

Contact for further information.