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Science Direct Service

If you have already registered and are familiar with the Policies & Procedures listed below, click the icon link to proceed to ScienceDirect.

You must register on campus to use this service. If you have not registered, you may want to view a short tutorial. If you fail to register correctly, you will not be able to get the articles you need.

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Policies and Procedures
Louisiana Tech University has an agreement with the ScienceDirect database which allows for purchases of individual articles at a cost of $22.00 per article. A deposit account has been set up with limited funds available. To insure fair distribution of the available funds, please note the following limitations:

  • red square  Faculty members are limited to five (5) requests per month
  • red square  Graduate students are limited to three (3) requests per month.
  • red square  Registration for Science Direct must be done on-campus to be eligible for "library-subsidized" document delivery.
  • red square  Requests for articles from ScienceDirect will be forwarded to the InterLibrary Loan Services for final processing.
  • red square  Online articles requested through ScienceDirect will be sent electronically to the patron within 24 hours.