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Dykes Library Memberships

Due to COVID-19 we are currently not able to allow public guests to use the library therefore memberships are suspended for the time being. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

The A.R. Dykes Library of Health Sciences is open to guests from 8 am to 10 pm daily who use the Library for health information, academic study or research. Memberships are available to non-KUMC affiliates who want to use Library resources.

All memberships require ID to verify status and membership eligibility. All memberships are active for one year from date of payment or for designated terms. Interested? Download and fill out the membership application.

Please note: due to publishers' licensing restrictions, the library cannot grant access to electronic subscription content (databases, e-journals, e-books) off-campus to membership clientele.

Basic Categories:

For Profit Membership
Note: If you are an employee of a corporation or an organization and are utilizing the library on behalf of the corporation or organization, you are required to purchase a corporate and organizational membership.

  • Privileges for one person
    • Per additional person
  • $1000/year
  • $100/year
Student Rates*
  • $150/year or $60/term
  • $200/year or $75/term
Non Profit*
  • Kansas Individuals for personal use
  • Non-Kansas Individuals for personal use
  • Kansas Individuals working for non-profit entities
  • Non-Kansas Individuals working for non-profit entities
  • $175/year
  • $200/year
  • $225/year
  • $250/year
Courtesy Rates*
  • KUMC Emeritus Faculty
  • KUMC Visiting Scholars**
  • Dean's Club Members of KU Endowment
  • Paid members of the KUMC Alumni Association
  • Science Pioneer, Archie Dykes Library Special Award winners
  • Immediate family members of KUMC faculty and staff.
    Children must be accompanied by a guardian.
  • Free

*All memberships require ID to verify status.
**Requires a letter from sponsoring university or KUMC/KU Hospital department

Last modified: Oct 20, 2020