Tripsaver Document Delivery for NCSU Patrons

For a cost-recovery fee the NCSU Libraries will copy and deliver articles from sources in our collection. This includes items in any of our branch libraries.

If you are unaffiliated with NCSU visit NCSU Libraries Tripsaver Document Delivery for non-NCSU patrons to register for delivery services and place requests.

How to make a request

Login to Tripsaver and select "Place Request" from the Tripsaver menu. Next select "NCSU Owned Article Delivery" and provide as much information as you can. 

Delivery methods

Articles are scanned and posted to the web as PDFs. An email is sent to the requestor with retrieval instructions. 


NCSU faculty, staff, students and University affiliates

  • $8.00 per article up to 30 pages
  • $0.25 per page above 30
  • $5.00 additional charge per article for rush requests

Friends of the Library, or other non-NCSU affiliated individuals, or organizations

  • $20.00 per article up to 30 pages
  • $0.25 per page above 30
  • $10.00 additional charge per article for rush requests

Payment methods

Invoices will be generated and mailed monthly. Patrons can pay invoices with a check, credit card, purchase card or departmental IDT.

Copyright Policy

NCSU Libraries Copyright and Digital Scholarship Center

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material.  Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction.  One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be 'used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research.'  If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of 'fair use,' that user may be liable for copyright infringement.  NCSU Libraries reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.

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