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Print, Copy, Scan & Fax

Use the Scanners for Free!

Use our Scannx Scanners to scan materials and e-mail them for free! Scanners feature a flatbed scanner and a sheet feeder to accept documents. Send scanned materials to our printers in color or black & white. Alternatively, save your scan by emailing it or by saving it to your USB drive (USB option not available on 1st floor). 

Simply use the touch screen, scan your document, and send it to any e-mail address, library printer, or save it to your USB! 

Scanners are located:

  • In the Cabell Library on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors..
  • In the Tompkins-McCaw Library on the 1st floor (next to the copiers)

Innovative Media Scanners at Cabell Library

Scanning services for PCs and Macs are located on the lower level of Cabell Library in The Workshop (Innovative Media). Scan images, slides, negatives, transparencies, and text to a variety of digital formats. Scanners are equipped with large flatbeds and automatic document feeders. Software includes Adobe Photoshop CS4, Adobe Acrobat Pro 9, Scansoft Omnipage 15 and more.

Questions? Contact Innovative Media.

Scanners at Tompkins-McCaw Library

Scanning Services for PCs and Macs

Scanning services at the Tompkins-McCaw Library are located on the first floor behind the Service Desk.  These stations can be used for scanning images, text, slides, and microfilm. Software available at these stations includes Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat Professional, and Illustrator.

Multimedia Collaboration Room

Scanning is also available in the Multimedia Collaboration Room (MCR), on the basement level in room B-037. The MCR is a self-service facility available to VCU faculty, staff, and students for multimedia computing and study.  Orientations to the MCR are available.

Please contact the Tompkins-McCaw Library Service Desk at 828-0636 or for additional details. 

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