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Request Digitisation

  1. Login to Discover
  2. Search the Library Catalogue for an item
  3. Select the item's title to open the full record
  4. In the Request section, select Digitisation
  5. Enter the chapter or article title, start page and end page
  6. Enter a comment if desired
  7. Select Send Digitisation Request
  8. Read the copyright acknowledgement and select I agree with the terms

Visit My Library Account to check the progress of your requests or cancel your request if it is no longer required.

Important information

Copyright restrictions allow for one chapter or 10% (whichever is greater) from a single source. If you request more than that, your request will be declined.

Step 1 - request Digitisation

You are permitted to request a digital copy of a chapter from a book or an article from a print source.

First, find the item in the Catalogue, select the title to see the full record, then select Digitisation.

Step 2 - complete the form

Please enter the chapter, start page and end page (that is, the full range of pages you want scanned). You may submit multiple requests for the same book, provided the total does not exceed 10% of the total pages of the book.

Note: If you don't provide enough information, the library won't be able to process your request.

Step 3 - select Send Digitisation Request

Once you have completed the form, select Send Digitisation Request.

Step 4 - read the copyright notice and agree

You must read the Copyright notice and agree to the terms.

Step 5 - request outcome

If the item is available, your request will show as successful.

Note: A successful request may be rejected if it is in breach of copyright.

Step 5 - request outcome

If the item is currently on loan, or if it has been requested by others, your request will be placed in a queue. Login to My Library to monitor your position in the queue.

Note: A successful request may be rejected if it is in breach of copyright.

Click and Collect

Requests can be made to borrow books from the General or 3-Day-Loan Collections. Items may only be collected from the USC Library where the item is located. Inter-site requests cannot be supported at this time. 

  1. Login to Discover
  2. Search the Library Catalogue for an item
  3. Select the item's title to open the full record
  4. In the Request section, select Click and Collect
  5. Select your Pickup Location - this is where the item is located.
  6. Select Send Request

We will then email you when the item is ready for you to collect along with the collection locationIf the item is available on the library shelf at time of requesting, please allow up to two working days for your request to be processed. 

Visit My Library Account to check the progress of your requests or cancel your request if it is no longer required.


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