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Printing, Scanning, and Photocopying: Scanning

This is a guide to the printing, scanning, and photocopying resources available at the Library.

Scanners - Overview

The Library has a dedicated scanner, located in the Beren Study Center. Additionally, all Library printers can be used for scanning. For help in using either the dedicated scanner or the Library printers, please see a Library staff member.

  • Scan color and black and white documents and photos.
  • Scan books and documents into PDF, searchable PDF, Word, JPEG, and PNG file formats simply by touching the screen for the preferred file format.
  • Scanned files can be saved on a USB flash drive, cloud storage (including Dropbox, Google Drive,, and OneDrive), and email.

How can I scan using the printers / PaperCut?

The Library's printers can also be used as scanners. Please note: only Google Drive and DropBox are supported by PaperCut.

"Scan to Email" is not currently supported.

How can I rename the folder my scanned documents are in?

On the dedicated scanner, touch the Save/Send tab to display additional output options, including file formats, sending methods, naming the files, etc.

How do I send documents to Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.?

To send scanned documents to Google Drive, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, or Box using the dedicated scanner, follow these steps:

1) After scanning, tap the "Save to Cloud Storage" button.

2) Sign in to the cloud storage service you choose and enter your login and password.

How do I save my scans to a USB drive?

To save scanned images to a USB drive, plug a USB drive in the port at the lower right side of the cabinet. The scanner automatically detects USB drives. Then touch the Save Images to USB Drive button to save the images to the USB drive.

After the images are saved, touch Continue Scanning, Continue Outputting or End Session.

Scanners at a Glance