Self-service accounts allow selected patrons to download articles on their own without having to fill out any online forms or wait for library staff to respond. The process is faster and far more convenient, but requires patrons to proceed cautiously because once the patron clicks through the on-screen agreement the article is downloaded and all sales are final!
Here's what the patron with a Self-Service Account will see. While the patron with a Regular Access Account sees "Get Access" (which leads to an online request form) as you can see, a user with a Self-Service Account will instead see "Download PDF"):
After clicking "Download PDF" the user will see this agreement:
If the patron clicks the "Continue" button as shown above they will be consenting to the agreement, and the pdf will load on their screen, as shown below: