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The Document Supply service supplies extracts from items in our collections.

What is the Document supply service?

Requests can be submitted via the Library Search

The document supply service will:

  • copy items within our own collections (within copyright limits) for your personal use
  • scan items to produce high quality searchable pdfs, including accessibility requests
  • supply direct to you via Library Search or the University SafeSend service (for accessible copies only)

 The Digital Scholarship Team has the equipment and expertise to produce work of the highest quality.

If your request exceeds the Copyright limits, please consider our postal loans service.

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Who can use this service?

Who can use this service?

  • All staff and students of the University of Southampton
  • University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) staff
  • NOC staff

Sorry, this service is not available to other library borrowers such as our 'external' borrowers, e.g. members of the public, SCONUL Access members.

How do I use this service?

How to use the service?

  1. Search the item you are looking for into Library Search 
  2. Click on the item you would like to access and select Click & Collect on the right of the screen.  
  3. Log into Library Search 
  4. Complete the Request details sections of the form (please include the citation and the pages or the chapter/s you would like to receive digitally or specify you need an accessible copy in the white box), then click Submit.
  5. You will be notified when the item is available in your account 

We aim to fulfill requests within four working days. 

Copyright limits apply: one article per journal or 10% from a book - whichever is greater.