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FIZ AutoDoc is the online "broker service for document delivery" offered by FIZ Karlsruhe (a joint creator of STN). The system partners with "national and international scientific libraries, aggregators and publishers" in order to access "journal articles, patent documents, reports, conference papers, proceedings or other publications."
The FIZ AutoDoc website offers the following summary of the process for ordering documents through FIZ AutoDoc:
- Enter the order in the FIZ AutoDoc ordering mask (or through one of the order option listed here on the FIZ AutoDoc website).
- The FIZ AutoDoc system searches for a suitable document supplier and forwards the order to this supplier.
- The document supplier delivers the document in the chosen format (e-mail, fax, mail).
- The User will receive a monthly collective bill from FIZ Karlsruhe, covering all documents delivered to you during this accounting period.
A full list of all document suppliers can be found here on the Fiz AutoDoc website.
Users can order a standard (within 48 hours), rush (within 24 hours), or super rush (within 3 hours) order, and delivery options include:
- PDF (via e-mail)
- PDF / DRM (via e-mail)
- PDF / DRM FileOpen (secure desktop delivery) (via e-mail)
- download from publisher / PDF
- by mail / courier (for customers in US and Canada):
- printed copy
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "Welcome to FIZ AutoDoc - Your Document Broker Service!" FIZ Karlsruhe website, http://autodoc.fiz-karlsruhe.de/. Accessed March 6, 2012.
- ↑ "FIZ AutoDoc – full-texts all from one source!" FIZ Karlsruhe website, http://www.fiz-karlsruhe.de/fiz_autodoc_at_a_glance.html. Accessed arch 6, 2012.
- ↑ "Document Delivery." FIZ Karlsruhe website, http://www.fiz-karlsruhe.de/autodoc_doc_delivery0.html. Accessed arch 6, 2012.