Distance Library Services Guide: Scanning service

Welcome to Charles Darwin University LibGuides


Registration form

This form needs to be completed before placing your first requests.

Request form

A request form needs to be filled out for each item requested.  

  • A free scanning service is available for articles or chapter requests to be scanned to your student email. 
  • Items must be held by CDU library.
  • Copyright limits apply.
  • For PG students articles and chapters not held by CDU may be available upon request through Interlibrary Loan.


Copyright allows the library to copy a portion of books for study purposes,  this is limited to

  • One chapter of a book, or 10%
  • One article from any one issue of a journal - 2 or more articles from any one issue of a journal if the articles are relevant to the same unit of study;
  • Copying the whole of a textbook would not be considered fair, even if required for a course of study and considered too expensive to purchase

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