Request scanned articles & chapters

Scan & Deliver

Need a book chapter or article scanned? Tisch Library, SMFA Library, and Lilly Music Library will do it for you!

Using Scan & Deliver

Once you find an item you need, log in to ILLiad with your Tufts username and password. Choose either article or book chapter from the left-hand side menu. Fill out the form and submit your request.

You can also request scans through JumboSearch by looking up the item you need and clicking Request Scanned Chapter or Pages, which will take you to the ILLiad request form.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take?

1 - 2 business days.

Does the library scan material from books on Reserve?

No, the library is unable to scan material from books on Reserve. You may check out the books on Reserve and use any scanner in the library to scan the chapter you need.

Does the library scan personal copies?

We are unable to make scans from materials that don't belong to the library, but you may use any scanner in the library to do this yourself.

Can I request scans by phone, e-mail, or in person?

Please request scans through ILLiad as outlined above. This sends your request to the appropriate staff member, ensures requests are filled in the order received, and helps us gather statistics about our services.

More information about Scan & Deliver

Call 617-627-6768; email ill@tufts.edu or contact an ILL staff member.