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Chapters To You

What is Chapters To You?

The Chapters To You service allows you to request scans of book chapters or journal articles from print materials that are not available while access to the Library shelves is restricted due to Covid19. You do not have to come on to campus. Place your request, we will scan the journal article or book chapter and send you a link to the extract for your own personal use.

  • You can request up to 5 items a week to be scanned.
  • We will email the items to your university email address.
  • The service is open to all students and staff at Teesside University.
  • We aim to deliver your request within 5 working days, but there are times when this will not be possible, for example if the book is on loan.

How do I make a request?

Before submitting your request, please check Discovery to make sure the item is not already available electronically.

Does your request fall within copyright law?:

  • One single chapter from a book, your request will be returned to you if you request multiple chapters from the same book
  • One single article from an issue of a journal.

Fill in the form below:

Chapters To You Request Form

Chapters To You requests are for your own use only, if you are an academic requesting an extract to be made available for teaching please use the Digitisation Service.

Frequently Asked Questions


What can I request to be scanned?


How do I get my scanned material?


How long will my request take?


Is there a limit on requests?


How much do Chapters To You requests cost?


Can I scan material myself?


I need more than one chapter. What should I do?


Can I make a Chapters To You request for material the Library holds electronically?


Can I make a Chapters To You request for material from the Darlington campus library?


What should I do if the material I need isn't available on Discovery?


Can I share my Chapters To You scan with my classmates/students?


Can SCONUL and External Members make Chapters To You requests?


Are Chapters To You scans faster than reservations?


Will my request be processed over weekends and holidays?


I need a machine readable or otherwise accessible scan, is this possible?


I'm a lecturer can I use Chapters To You scans for my module on Blackboard?