Article/Chapter Scan & Deliver service

About this service

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Articles and chapters from Concordia's collection of books and print or microform periodicals (e.g., journals, magazines, newspapers and conferences), as well as the front and back matter from print books, can be scanned and emailed to you as a PDF attachment. These requests are now created and tracked in Sofia. Look for the "Chapter Scan" button when viewing an item in Sofia. Please note this service is not available for items on Course Reserves.

Please visit the Sofia user guide for more information on how to request articles and request chapters.

Who can use this service?

Concordia primary users (currently registered students, faculty, retired faculty, and staff) in good standing can use the service, which is free.

Delivery time

Requests are filled during regular working hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday). You will normally be notified via email within 5 working days that your request is ready; if there is a problem with your request, we will also contact you within 5 working days. Some requests may take longer than 5 working days; your patience is appreciated.

Copyright restrictions

Copies will be made in compliance with the Canadian Copyright Act, as well as the university's Policy on Copyright Compliance. Works obtained through this service are protected by copyright and should be used for personal research and/or private study only.

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