Scan on Demand allows you to request scanning and electronic delivery of chapters and articles from print resources that are not available online.
Who can use this service?
UConn faculty, staff, and currently enrolled students.
How do I make a request?
Search the Library catalog and choose the 'Expand My Results' check box. Select the article or chapter title and 'Request a PDF'.
You can also request directly through your ILLiad account. Simply log in and choose the link to the 'Article' or 'Book Chapter' form from the left menu.
What kinds of materials can I ask for?
We will scan chapters and articles from books and journals that are available at the UConn Library. We cannot scan entire books or journal issues.
How quickly will I get my materials?
Typical requests during the academic year take 48-hours. Outside academic hours may be longer.
How will you notify me when my materials are available?
You will receive an email when your item becomes available. Missing items will automatically be referred to ILLiad for you.
How long will the materials remain available to me?
30 days from the time it was posted.
What do I do if I accidentally delete a document?
Please contact us to have a document resent.
How do I request an article or book chapter from outside of UConn?
To request scans of items from outside of UConn Library collections, sign in to your ILLiad account and use the 'Article' or 'Book Chapter' forms.