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Scan Delivery Service / Corona

For urgent cases we offer a free scan delivery service for the duration of the corona crisis. It is available for all members of the TU Dresden with a valid SLUB card and is limited to a maximum of 3 orders per week. With this service we want to support the completion of state exams and other scientific qualification work in the best possible way. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you do not have access to analogue media only. We will try to find a solution within the framework of the valid legal regulations.

Before placing your order please notice the regulations of this service in the FAQ-section below. 

Who is entitled to use this service?

All membes of TU Dresden may use this service.

You must be a registered user of the SLUB Dresden for eligibility verification.

Which documents can be requested?

You may request articles from magazines and journals, as well as excerpts from books which are found in the SLUB collection.

Which documents are not available for delivery?

The following are not available for the document delivery service:

  • Articles that are already available in the online Electronic Journals Library (German),
  • Articles or excerpts from books or journals which were published before 1850 (in these cases, please contact the Dresden Digitization Center, which provides a pay-as-you-go service for ordering digital copies of printed media),
  • Any excerpt or article whose length exceeds 10% of the entire number of pages in the original work.

How many documents can I order?

You may order up to 3 articles or book excerpts per week, free of charge.

In accordance to copyright regulations, all orders which amount to more than 10% of the original number of pages will not be available for this service.

How will I receive my documents?

You will receive your documents per e-mail as PDF files, which can be opened using the Adobe Acrobat Reader (free download).

File sizes may reach 30 MB, which in some cases may present a problem, depending on the storage space available in your e-mail account.