I just need a chapter from a book at CIIS or another library. How do I get a copy?


Do you need a chapter from a print book available at the CIIS Library?

OR Do you need a chapter from a print book or an ebook that isn’t in the CIIS Library collection?

You can request one chapter from a book to be scanned on your behalf. This is the limit for copyright law reasons.
IMPORTANT: This is not a replacement for accommodations. Please contact osas@ciis.edu for assistance with accomodations. 



  • Log into your Library Account using your CIIS email and password (the password is the same one you use for your CIIS email). You can also find your account from the Library homepage. Look in the top tabs, click Manage Your Account

Once you are logged into your library account:

  1. Click REQUESTS
  4. Fill out the request form.
  5. There is a field designated for title of chapter – this must be filled in.

We will scan the chapter or will ask another library to scan this chapter on your behalf.

When ready, you will receive an email notification in your CIIS mymail account.


Find the chapter you need:

  1. Search for the book/ebook in the Library Catalog
  2. From the results list, click on the title of the book to open the book’s record
  3. Scroll to find the Contents section. This information may list the chapters in the table of contents. See example screenshot below.
  4. If a contents section is not available in the Library Catalog, you can try looking up the book in Amazon or Google Books. "Read Inside" to find the table of contents.


  • Book record highlighting the view description header and contents section within.


  • Last Updated Jul 20, 2023
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  • Answered By Kelly Karst

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