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BAKER for DSP Participants

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About

BAKER will provide readable electronic copies of articles in Word and PDF format to eligible Disabled Students' Program (DSP) patrons, free of charge.

Eligibility

To be eligible for BAKER’s DSP services, patrons must be registered with and pre-authorized by the Disabled Students' Program and have a print disability that necessitates alternative media. If you think you are eligible for this service, please contact DSP for more information.

Service Details

  • Requested articles will be delivered electronically to the email address listed in the patron's MyOskiCat account.
  • If the requested article cannot be located on campus, your request will automatically be forwarded to the Interlibrary Borrowing Service.
  • For access to formats other than Word or PDF, patrons will need to contact DSP.

Submit Requests

  • Request articles via OskiCat/BAKER
  • Request articles via Melvyl/BAKER
  • Request full book scans via Full Book Scanning

Make a BAKER request for an article through OskiCat

  1. Log in to MyOskiCat (You will need your CalNet login information or your Cal ID/Library Card number and OskiCat PIN).
  2. Search for the journal title in OskiCat.
  3. When you have found the correct record, click the BAKER button and complete the request form, providing as much information as you can about the article in the fields available. Select “yes” in the dropdown for “Are you a DSP Patron eligible for Alt Media?”.
  4. A confirmation of your request will be delivered to the email address listed in your My OskiCat account.

Make a BAKER request for an article Melvyl

  1. Go to the Melvyl catalog.
  2. Search for the journal title in Melvyl.
  3. When you have found the correct record, select the “Request” button and provide as much information as you can about the article using the available fields.
  4. Enter your Cal ID/Library Card number.
  5. Fill in your Academic Department (for statistical purposes only).
  6. Select “Baker Document Delivery Service” on the dropdown menu corresponding to the “Deliver My Request To” field. If you pick any other location your request will not be filled properly.
  7. Use the “Notes” field to provide any special or additional instructions.
  8. After reading the Copyright Terms, click the “Request It!” button.

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