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Individual Article Service

Individual Article Service - Instructions for Students

The article you are about to request may incur a moderate fee paid by the library. Review the article abstract carefully to determine its relevance to your project. If its relevance is questionable, continue searching for better articles or contact a research specialist for assistance.

If the article is relevant, copy the citation (see illustration) and paste it into the "Question" box in the form at the bottom of this page. In your request, please include article TITLE, AUTHOR, NAME of journal, and DATE of publication. 

If possible, also enter the very long address found in the browser window (see illustration below). It will look something like this:

Allow five business days for most article deliveries, although you may receive it sooner. 

This service is limited to Calvin students. Please use your Calvin email address in the form below.

Getting Help Via Email or Appointment

  • If requesting help via email, please carefully compose your question to ensure an accurate answer.
  • If you would prefer an appointment, please make your request at least one business day in advance.
  • We will respond within two hours if your request is received between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday. Requests received after 5:00 p.m. will be handled the next business day.
  • For genealogical or other family history questions contact Heritage Hall.

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