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Scan on Demand: About

This guide provides information on using Scan on Demand during the Fall 2020 semester for book chapters.

Overview and Eligibility for Scan on Demand

Pepperdine Libraries Scan on Demand is a free, electronic document delivery service that enables faculty and students to request and obtain digital scans of book chapters from the Libraries' print collections while all classes are being held online. 

What to Expect with Scan on Demand

Who can use Scan on Demand? This service is for faculty and students.

What can I use this service for? Request book chapters or journal articles just as you would place an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) request.

Is there a fee for using Scan on Demand? There is no charge.

What is the general turnaround time? Depending on demand for this service, materials are generally delivered electronically to your account within 2 or 3 days. You will receive an email when your request is ready.

Copyright Restrictions for Scan on Demand

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted materials. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be “used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research.” If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of “fair use,” (as defined by the U.S. Copyright Office) that user may be liable for copyright infringement. Therefore, Pepperdine University reserves the right to refuse a request if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the request would violate copyright law.

Step by Step Instructions for Scan on Demand

  1. Visit Pepperdine Libraries Account Book Chapter Request page 
  2. Complete the request form for a BOOK CHAPTER and select COPY

Book Chapter Request Form


More Questions about Scan on Demand? Contact Us!

Contact our Head of Access Services, Sally Bryant, at