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Distance Library Service Request Form

Distance students can now request books and scans directly via Library Search: http://www.otago.ac.nz/library/primo/views.php

Requesting books:

  1. Find the book using Library Search | Ketu
  2. Available Online indicates an ebook and you should be able to access it online. You will be prompted to sign in.
  3. Available in the Library indicates a book that you can request
  4. Click on Available in the Library and sign in to place request
  5. Click on Request
  6. Select Pickup location of Home address
  7. We will send the book to the address listed in eVision

Requesting journal article and book chapter scans:

  1. Find the item using Library Search | Ketu
  2. Available Online indicates an ebook or ejournal and you should be able to access it online. You will be prompted to sign in.
  3. Available in the Library indicates an item that you can request
  4. Click on Available in the Library and sign in to place request
  5. Click on Scan Request
  6. In Part to scan enter the chapter or article details, you can copy and paste your citation
  7. Not needed after is an optional field
  8. We will scan the section you want (Within Copyright guidelines) and email it to you @otago or @op email address.

Use this form to request books, journal articles and book chapters. Exams are available online.

Copies will usually be supplied to you as a PDF sent to your email address.

All boxes must be completed correctly before submitting form.

Personal Details

Personal information will not be retained - in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act 1993.

Books delivery

Please note: Books will be sent by 'signature required' courier to daytime address provided above.

Copyright conditions
  1. A copy shall be made only for the purposes of research or private study.
  2. Only a single copy shall be made of a particular article or part of a whole work.
  3. Up to two articles from the same issue of a journal can be requested at one time, if these relate to the same subject matter.
  4. Except in the case of an artistic work, no copy shall extend to more than a reasonable proportion of a complete work.
  5. By requesting this item I agree to comply with these conditions.

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