Scan Delivery Service / Corona
For urgent cases, we are offering a free scan delivery service for the duration of the corona crisis. This service is, however, limited to the holdings of the Central Library. It is available for all members of the TU Dresden with a valid SLUB card and is limited to a maximum of 5 orders per week. With this service, we want to support the completion of state exams and other scientific qualification work as best as we can.
Before placing your order, please take note of our service regulations in the FAQ-section below.
Who is entitled to use this service?
All members 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 holdings of the Central Library.
Which documents are not available for delivery?
The following cannot be ordered with 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 5 articles or book excerpts per week, free of charge.
In accordance with German copyright laws, no order may amount to more than 10% of the entire work in copied pages.
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 up to 30 MB, which in some cases may present a problem, depending on the storage space available in your e-mail account.