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Distance Learners: Scanning Service

What can you request?

You can ask for scanned copies of articles from print journals and chapters from print books to be made on your behalf. To request an item to be scanned:

Please fill in the request form and send it back to the Library
The scanned version will be sent to your Aston email address only


Copyright Legislation

UK Copyright Law permits you to

  1. Request a copy of ONE journal article from a single issue of a journal
  2. Request a copy of ONE chapter from an edition of a book

For further information please view the private study section of our Copyright LibGuide.

Scanning charges

Serviced scanning charges are 5 pence per page.  The charges will be added to your Library Record and you can pay by online via My Library Record or with cash using the Library Self Service Machines.