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Printing, Scanning and Copying at Alloway Library: Scanning

This Guide tells you what you need to know about printing, scanning and photocopying at Alloway Library

Scanning at Alloway Library

Scanning documents is a great way to reduce paper use - and there's no fee for scanning.   We recommend scanning to a USB memory stick for best results, bigger file sizes and greater security but you can also scan direct to email.  Instruction leaflets are posted near each scanner, or ask staff Reserve counter staff for additional assistance

Alloway Library provides three scanners:

On the Main level, at the Print Station

  • The photocopier is also an easy-to-use scanner
  • Good for oversize document scanning
  • Use the document feeder for multi-page documents.
  • Multiple file formats are available. PDF is the default.
  • Great for colour documents

On the Upper Level

  • The photocopier by the elevator is also a scanner
  • Use the document feeder for multi-page documents.
  • Multiple file formats are available. PDF is the default.
  • Black and white scans only, no save to memory stick option

Flatbed scanner on the main level

  • TWU login in required
  • Connects to workstation LBL20713
  • Multiple file formats are available. PDF is the default.
  • Great for colour documents or for scanning just a portion of an image or document

For more information about scanning

Visit  Information Bank: Scanning / Photocopying