Scans on demand
UvA students and staff can request digital scans of materials from the current printed collection of the library (in the catalogue identified as IWO-depot). You can have up to 25% of the total number of pages of the publication scanned, with a maximum of 50 pages. Requests can be submitted via the contact form of the Library.
- Requests can only be made for the current printed material from the IWO book depot.
- Scan requests must be submitted through the Library contact form.
- A maximum of 25% of the total number of pages of a publication may be scanned, with a limit of 50 pages per request.
- The digital scans are for personal use.
- Teachers who wish to use scans as teaching material (for example on Canvas) may do so under certain conditions. The step-by-step plan: Reuse for educational purposes explains what you as a teacher must take into account. Teachers who want to create reading lists or readers in Canvas can use the library service Readers in Canvas.
- Scan requests are free of charge until the end of academic year 2021-2022.
- Processing time is a maximum of 5 working days, but the Library aims for 1 working day.
Have Reproductions Made of Heritage Material
Materials from the Allard Pierson heritage collections may not be scanned or copied by visitors. However, under certain conditions it is possible to make your own recordings with your camera or smartphone. It is also possible to request reproductions. More information can be found on the Allard Pierson website.
Textbook as PDF
Do you need a digital version of your textbook because of a disability? At the Library you can have (parts of) your textbook scanned and saved as a PDF file. More information can be found on the webpage Facilities for Students with Disabilities.