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Scanning Request

Our Service

Members of TU Berlin may request scans of book chapters and journal articles which are otherwise only available in the library’s physical holdings. 

Due to the consistently high number of orders, we kindly ask you to place no more than 10 orders per day.

Scanning requests are possible for the following TU libraries:

Fees and Conditions

Fees:

  • TU staff and students: free of charge


Availability:

  • The file is available on an FTP server for download for 14 days.
  • Important: You will receive the download link by email, so you must have provided an email address in your library account. Under "My Account" you can check which email address you provided.    

Instructions

... for Journal Articles

1. Log in to the Primo knowledge portal.

TU staff: Number of your library account (number above the barcode on your employee ID) and password:

  • 1st letter of your last name (capitalized) + your date of birth (DDMMYY ) + #
  • Example:  Eva Mustermann  M110891#

TU students: Name and password of your TUB account

2. Search for the desired journal.
3. Click on "Scanauftrag für TU-Angehörige” under “Get It”.
4. Then click on “Request scan” in the right hand column titled “OPTIONS”.
5. The request form will then open.

... for Book Chapters

1. Log in to the Primo knowledge portal.

TU staff: Number of your library account (number above the barcode on your employee ID) and password:

  • 1st letter of your last name (capitalized) + your date of birth (DDMMYY ) + #
  • Example:  Eva Mustermann  M110891#

TU students: Name and password of your TUB account

2. Search for the desired book.
3. Click on "Request scan" under "Get It".
4. The request form will then open. Please complete and submit it.
Tip: Tables of contents are available for many titles.
5. According to copyright regulations, scans may not exceed 15% of a book’s total volume. The successive ordering of individual parts of a complete work is also not permitted.

Further Information

© Rachel Meyer, UB TU Berlin, CC BY 4.0

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