DeliverOA

Wipe 5% off your ILL budget and delivery times, and discover a new way to advocate for Open Access, today. No complex installation, no training required.

We make it easy to give your researchers Open Access version of the millions of paywalled articles they need. We find self-archived Open Access versions of articles and deliver them right inside your ILL workflow.

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For Alma

The Open Access Button extension will soon work on Alma. You'll be able to click it on an ILL request while you process.

For Email

  1. If you haven't already, install the Open Access Button from our homepage - it takes just a second.
  2. When a request comes in, open up the article in your favourite browser and hit the Open Access Button. Keep your fingers crossed for an Open Access version!
  3. Consider what email you'll send to your patrons when you find an Open Access copy. Here's what others use:
  4. The article you requested is available online, for free, from an Open Access repository at the link below.

    insert link

    Please review the article and let us know whether or not it is sufficient for your research. For example, it may be a version without graphs or images.

    If you still require a version of the article from the original publication, we are happy to request that for you. You do not need to place a second request for the article, just respond to this email.

  5. If there isn't an Open Access version available, you'll be invited to start a request to the author to make it Open Access. If you don't want to that's fine!
  6. You're done. Let us know what you think!

For ILLiad

We've made an add-on that will automatically check if Open Access is available for the request you're on.

  1. Download the add-on, and get it installed. If you need to ask your tech person to install the add-on, here's a draft email you can send them.
  2. Check it's working by making a test request for:
    Baker, T. S., Eisenberg, D., & Eiserling, F. (1977). Ribulose Bisphosphate Carboxylase: A Two-Layered, Square-Shaped Molecule of Symmetry 422. Science, 196(4287), 293-295. doi:10.1126/science.196.4287.293
    We should find it. If you have any trouble, get in touch.
  3. Consider what email you'll send to your patrons when you find an Open Access copy. Here's what others use:
  4. The article you requested is available online, for free, from an Open Access repository at the link below.

    insert link

    Please review the article and let us know whether or not it is sufficient for your research. For example, it may be a version without graphs or images.

    If you still require a version of the article from the original publication, we are happy to request that for you. You do not need to place a second request for the article, just respond to this email.

  5. You may want to track your successes with Open Access, for example by setting up a separate email template with the above text.
  6. You're done. While the tool is still under active developement, and at an early stage, we suggest signing up for our mailing list for the tool.

For Clio

When you set this up, Clio can automatically check if an Open Access copy is available for the request you're on.

  1. Please sign up / sign in first so we can customise this link for you and give you better service.
  2. Set up a new tab in Clio. Use the following details:
    • Name: Open Access
    • First Part of URL:
      https://openaccessbutton.org/?from=clio&url=
    • Second Part of URL: Leave Blank
    • Use Article Title: Yes
    • Use Plus sign for spaces: Yes
  3. Check it's working by making a test request for:
    Baker, T. S., Eisenberg, D., & Eiserling, F. (1977). Ribulose Bisphosphate Carboxylase: A Two-Layered, Square-Shaped Molecule of Symmetry 422. Science, 196(4287), 293-295. doi:10.1126/science.196.4287.293
    We should find it. If you have any trouble, get in touch.
  4. Consider what email you'll send to your patrons when you find an Open Access copy. Here's what others use:
  5. The article you requested is available online, for free, from an Open Access repository at the link below.

    insert link

    Please review the article and let us know whether or not it is sufficient for your research. For example, it may be a version without graphs or images.

    If you still require a version of the article from the original publication, we are happy to request that for you. You do not need to place a second request for the article, just respond to this email.

  6. You're done. Let us know what you think!

For Tipasa

We hope to support Tipasa in the near future. If you're using Tipasa now and can spend a couple of hours to help us get it working get in touch. In the meantime, sign up to be notified when it becomes available.

For Other Systems

We want to make it easy to intergrate Open Access into any ILL system. If your system isn't covered, get in touch and we'll try and figure it out (we haven't failed yet) or check out the instructions on our integrations page.