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Request for Document Copies

Service Description

In this category are included the periodical publications, excerpts of books and technical documents that are copied by other libraries or institutions that operate in this area, in a strict observance of copyrights.

How to Access this Service

The request for copies of documents can be made by any member of FEUP’s community, via the Library’s Catalogue or Email (check the price list).

How to Proceed

The request for the copy of a document should be carried out preferably via the Library's Catalogue or alternatively via email.

To make a request for the copy of a document via the Library's Catalogue you should:

  1. identify yourself in the system (click Login) and access your user's area with your SIGARRA's username and password;
  2. access the "Documents Request" area;
  3. chose which type of document are you interested in (the form for "articles request" is the one that comes up by default);
  4. Fill in the form with the bibliographic information (Article; Book; Dissertation; Periodical; Transcript; Report; Standard);
  5. Select the "what do you want?", Acquisition and state how are you going to pay;
  6. When you click "send", a new window will pop-up stating that your request has been registered.

To make a request for a copy of a document via email, you should:

  • send an email to the following address:, making a request for an external document;
  • give information identifying the document (title, author, publishing year, etc.)
  • give information identifying the reader (name and number of the reader - barcode)

The answer to the requests is always sent via email. The documents are scanned and send as a PDF document.

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