Print / Scan / Copy - Library Technology

Print

Cost and Locations

Some locations may be open by appointment only. Please check library hours for more information before visiting.

How to Print

Payment Options

Students

Use Illini Cash

U of I students can pay for printing with Illini Cash. Print charges will be deducted from your Illini Cash balance.

Faculty and staff

Charge to Your University Account

Affiliated U of I faculty and staff who are not currently registered as taking a class can log in with their NetID to have print charges billed to your account once a month.

Everyone

Get a Pre-paid Printing Account

  1. Register as a new user at the PaperCut website.
  2. A confirmation email will be sent to you.
  3. Go to the Undergraduate Library Circulation Desk to add money to your account.

Pay Cash (Temporarily Unavailable for Fall 2020)

  1. From any library computer, select the printer “Library Pay Cash B&W” or “Library Pay Cash Color”
  2. Go to the Undergraduate Library Circulation Desk to have your print made and to pay for it.

Run into system problems with printing? Refund requests are available through the PaperCut website.

Scan

Scanner Locations

Some locations may be open by appointment only. Please check library hours for more information before visiting.

Book and Large Format Scanners

Some book and large format scanners may be available by appointment only. Contact the library the scanner is located or Ask-A-Librarian to confirm availability.

  • BookEdge OpticBook Flatbed Scanner (up to 12″ x 17″) –
    • Communications Library, room 122 Gregory Hall
    • Funk ACES Library
    • Grainger Engineering Library
    • Music Library, room 1300 Music Building
    • Scholarly Commons, room 109B Main Library
    • SSHEL North, room 100 Main Library
    • Undergraduate Library
  • Overhead BookEye Scanner (14″x17″) –
    • International & Area Studies Library, room 321 Library
  • Overhead Book2Net/planetary Scanner (up to 21.25″ x 22.64″ x 47.25″) USB Drive Scanning Only 
    • Chemistry Library, room 170 Noyes Lab
    • Grainger Engineering Library
    • Literature and Languages Library, room 200 Library
    • Scholarly Commons, room 306 Library
  • Overhead ST600 Book Scanner (11.8″x 17″) –
    • Architecture & Art Library, room 208 Architecture Building
    • Music Library, room 1300 Music Building
  • Flatbed Scanners (8.5″ x 11.7″) –
    • Architecture & Art Library, room 208 Architecture Building
    • Chemistry Library, room 170 Noyes Lab
    • Funk ACES Library
    • Grainger Engineering Library
    • Literature and Languages Library, room 200 Library
    • Main Library near Information Desk, room 111 Library
    • Mathematics Library, room 216 Altgeld Hall
    • Music Library, room 1300 Music Building
    • Oak Street Library, Reading Room
    • SSHEL North and South, rooms 100 and 101 Library
    • Undergraduate Library
  • Flatbed Scanners (12.2″ x 17.2″) –
    • Architecture & Art Library, room 208 Architecture Building
    • Map Library, room 418 Library
    • Scholarly Commons, room 306 Library
  • Sheet Feeder Scanner  (11″x 17″) –
    • Scholarly Commons, room 306 Library

Microfiche & Microfilm Scanners

  • History, Philosophy & Newspaper Library, room
  • International & Area Studies, room 321 Library
  • Music Performing Arts Library, room 1300 Music Library
  • Research & Information Services, room 106
  • SSHEL North, room 100 Library

Copy

Copies are black and white only, no color.

Copier Locations

Some locations may be open by appointment only. Please check library hours for more information before visiting.

  • Funk ACES Library (2nd floor)
  • Student Life & Culture Archives