Scanning for personal use (studies and research)

If you need to access a section of a book or journal, we can provide scans of items available in our libraries, up to the following copyright limits:

  • One chapter from a book, or 10% of the total number of pages (whichever is the greater) 
  • One article from a journal issue

These scans cannot be shared with others and this service is not suitable for providing teaching materials. For scans for teaching please visit our Scanning for Teaching webpage.

Place a request

Please check availability on NUsearch before making your request. 

  • Name
  • Copyright Declaration
    Please read the statement below and select 'Yes' to indicate you abide.
  • 1) I hereby request you to supply me with a copy of the item specified above. 2) I have not previously been supplied with a copy of the same material by you or by any other librarian. 3) I will not use the copy except for research for a non-commercial purpose or for private study which is neither directly or indirectly for a commercial purpose and will not supply a copy of it to any other person. 4) To the best of my knowledge, no other person with whom I work or study has made, or intends to make at about the same time as this request, a request for substantially the same material for substantially the same purpose. 5) If this item was delivered by an electronic method (which includes facsimile transmission), I will retain only a single paper copy and destroy any electronic copies after printing. 6) I understand that if this declaration is false in a material particular, the copy supplied to me by you will be an infringing copy and that I shall be liable to infringement of copyright as if I had made the copy myself. I have read the above statement and agree to abide by its restrictions.





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