Request Photocopies of Book Chapters for Part-time and Distance Students

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I have any book chapter posted?
We can only send copies of book chapters from books that are in stock at USW libraries.

How do I know which books are held in the Library?
You can check the library catalogue FINDit

How much can I have photocopied from a book?
We can copy one chapter or 10% from any book, whichever is the greater.

How much will it cost me?
The cost is £1.00 for each request.

Please note that if you have fines or charges amounting to £10.00 or more, then you will not be unable to use this service until payment has been made.

How do I pay for this service?
The total will be added to your library account and you can pay us once you have received the photocopy(ies):

  • By phone by debit/credit card for amounts over £3.00 on 01443 483400.
  • By cheque for amounts below £3.00; please make it payable to the University of South Wales and post to the address above.
  • By cash/card payment at any of our four USW libraries.

Please ensure that you include your USW student number with all correspondence.

How do I make a request?
Complete the request form English | Welsh and send it to the address at the top of this page.

These request forms must be signed and posted to comply with copyright law.

How long will it take?
This will depend on the availability of the item but we will aim to deal with your request within two working days. You will be contacted via e-mail if there is likely to be a delay in delivery.

Please note: our copyright licence does not cover anyone living abroad