What is Scan on Demand or "digitizing" mean?
If you are off campus, unable to obtain the physical copy of something in our collection, or wish to have a digital copy of an item then you can request a digital copy!
Digitizing materials means taking a portion of a PHYSICAL book or journal and scanning the pages. This creates an IMAGE (PDF) of the item and then allows us to send a copy of the scan to our patrons.
Search for your item through our library catalog using OneSearch
Before making a request
Make sure to check for an available online option for your item either using
If there is not an online version already available make a request by selecting the "Digitization" button
You will be shown an online request form, fill this form out to the best of your ability. Pay special attention to
Note that scans are not done over weekends, breaks, or major holidays when the library is closed.
Your request will be reviewed within 24hrs
Once the request had been reviewed allow us 3-5 business days to fulfill your request. This allows us time to
Once the item has been scanned you will receive an email with instructions on how to view and save your item