Scan & Deliver

Need a book chapter or journal article from Columbia’s collections?

Scan & Deliver: Electronic Document Delivery enables Morningside/Barnard/UTS faculty, students, staff, and Provost-appointed visiting scholars with library borrowing privileges to request electronic delivery of articles and book chapters from the general print collections of many of Columbia’s Libraries.

The service is available for book chapters and articles in the general print collections, with some exceptions.

To place a request

  • Run a CLIO search for the book or journal you’re looking for.
  • Choose the exact item you’d like from the results page
  • Select “Scan & Deliver” from the Request options below the library location.
  • Follow the instructions and submit your request.


Visit the Scan & Deliver web page for information on which Columbia University Libraries participate in the service, detailed instructions for placing a request, delivery information, and frequently asked questions.

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