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Library Tutorials: Requesting a Book Chapter Using Library Express

Requesting a Book Chapter Using Library Express

Sometimes you need just a great chapter or two from a book.  You can request those and receive them electronically using EKU Libraries Library Express service.  

 

Let's say you are doing research on technology in prisons.  And you found this chapter in a book on Amazon, "Technoprison:  Technology and Prisons":

 

In this book, Criminal Justice Technology in the 21st Century:

 

 

You can request just this chapter and receive it electronically in 2 weeks or less (usually much less).  Start by opening up your Library Express Account on the EKU Libraries homepage:  

 

Then just login using you EKU username and password:

 

 

Under the NEW REQUEST menu in your Library Express account, click on the BOOK CHAPTER link:

 

 

Then fill in as much information you know about the specific chapter and the book the chapter is from, looking back at your information.

 

Use this information about the book: 

To complete this information on the form:

 

 

Use this information about the chapter: 

To complete this part of the form:

 

When your chapter arrives, you will be notified by e-mail.  Just login to your Library Express account and it will be available under the ARTICLES AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD link.

It will be a PDF that you can view, print and even save to your own computer or device.  After 30 days, it will be removed from your account so be sure to use it or save it before then!!

 

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