Fee-based Research

Research Services provides customized, fee-based research services to individuals, business and industry, government, and Georgia Tech alumni. We have access to hundreds of online databases as well as print resources. We provide research assistance in all subject areas, especially science and technology, intellectual property, and competitive intelligence.

A current awareness service is also available to keep clients up-to-date on topics of interest. Our service is timely, cost-effective, and confidential. From the individual inventor to corporate R&D, Research Services can assist you with your research needs.

A sample of covered subject areas:

Aerospace Agriculture Biology & Medicine Environmental Science & Technology
Chemistry Company Information Education Industry & Marketing Information
Engineering Transportation Textiles, Pulp, and Paper Patents

Resources Utilized:
Over 500 online databases plus print sources. Vendors include Dialog and STN.

Publication types: Periodical articles, conference proceedings, U.S. and international patents, technical reports, books, newspapers, government information, directories, numeric data, and more.


  • $75 per hour professional time plus database and photocopy costs.
  • Rush service available at $125 per hour plus database and photocopy costs.
  • Most projects cost between $50 and $250. Contact us for an estimate.
  • Delivery by U.S. mail is free. Fax and courier delivery are extra.
  • Payment by monthly invoicing, deposit account, VISA, MasterCard, and Discover card.

Document Delivery:

Copies of articles, conference papers, technical reports, patents, and other material in the Georgia Tech Library's collections are available through the Information Delivery Department. Books are available for loan to other libraries only.

Contact the Information Delivery Department for information on prices, ordering, and delivery options.

 More info? Contact:

Information Delivery
2nd Floor East [view map]
Phone: 404-894-4511
Email Information Delivery