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Tier 1

Academic

·        Primary/Secondary school (onsite access only)

·        Community, technical, or associates level (US), higher education college (UK); institute of technology (UK/Ireland), hochsule (Germany)

Medical

·        Private practice office or clinic

Public/Non-Profit

·        General reference non-research public library, museum, or non-profit administrative office (government libraries not having major scientific research programs; on-site access only)

 

Tier 2

Academic

·        Undergraduate (baccalaureate) or master’s level college/university

Medical

·        Residency program (independent from larger institution; onsite access only)

·        Nursing school or allied health training program, seminaries (e.g. chiropractic,

·        physical therapy

·        Community hospital or clinic (not a major teaching or clinical research facility)

Public/Non-Profit

·        Independent research library, museums with scientific research

·        Small non-profit or government research laboratory

·        Health policy or advocacy non-profit

·        Local or regional government agency/ministry (e.g. city or state public health authority)

·        Charitable organization

·        Professional society or trade union

·        Industry trade association

·        Private, nonprofit research institute

 

Tier 3

Academic

·        Doctorate-granting research university (single campus, or in a single city)

·        Medical school (independent from larger institution; onsite access only)

Public/Non-Profit

·        Private, nonprofit research institute

Corporate

·        Small for-profit organization (e.g. small consulting partnership, law firm)

 

Tier 4

Academic

·        Statewide, doctorate-granting research university

Medical

·        Major teaching or research hospital (medical school-affiliated, multiple residency programs)

·        Healthcare network (multi-site shared access)

Corporate

·        Mid-size for-profit organization (e.g. regional or national corporation)

 

Tier 5 (Please call or email for quote)

Academic

·        University consortium or shared network

Public/Non-Profit

·        Large non-profit/government research institute or national government agency

·        Consortia, state or national license

Corporate

·        Large for-profit organization (e.g.  multinational corporation)