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Interlibrary Loan offers scanning service for local print materials


Desktop Delivery

Aug. 29, 2012 –  

Virginia Tech affiliates (students, faculty, and staff) on the Blacksburg campus may request scanned copies of:

  • articles in bound print journals
  • journal articles, newspaper articles, and other materials found on microfilm or microfiche (Newman Library only)
  • book chapters
  • SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) Technical Papers
  • papers from conference proceedings

from print materials located at Newman, Art + Architecture, and the Vet Med libraries.

** Please be aware that we cannot accommodate scanning requests of more than fifty (50) pages.  For larger page amounts, you will want to request the library-owned copy (if available) or submit an ILLiad request for the entire book. **

The scanned files will be delivered in PDF format to your ILLiad account under the Electronic Delivery section, where you will be able to download and/or print the file. There is no charge for this service courtesy of the Access Services Department.

To place a request, logon to your ILLiad account and select the Blacksburg Campus Desktop Delivery option.

Please allow 2 business days processing time; no request processing occurs on Saturday or Sunday.

This service compliments a similar service for extended campus users, who can have local print materials scanned and delivered to them as PDF (or have equivalent items delivered from other libraries)



Newman Library summer hours

Sun: 9:00am - 10:00pm
Mon-Thu: 7:30am - 10:00pm
Fri: 7:30am - 10:00pm
Sat: 9:00am - 8:00pm

Current semester hours

Art + Architecture Library summer hours

Sun: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: Closed

Current semester hours

NVC Resource Center summer hours

Sun: Closed
Mon-Thu: 11:00am - 8:00pm
Fri: 11:00am - 6:30pm
Sat: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Current semester hours

Veterinary Medicine Library summer hours

Sun: Closed
Mon-Thu: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: 1:00pm - 6:00pm

Current semester hours