Scan

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You can use the print/copy/scan stations to scan documents to a USB key or save to the public S drive, accessible to all public computers in the Library.

Scan to USB (free)

  1. Press the button that looks like a house and then touch the scan icon on the touch screen
  2. Insert USB into the labelled “USB port” slot on the left side of the touch screen
  3. Press “USB” on the touch screen
  4. Use the default setting or select the file format you prefer using the drop-down menu (PDF, TIFF, or XPS) and then press ‘OK’
  5. Scan the document by placing it on the glass OR placing it face-up in the automatic feed tray; Press "scan" or "start" for each page of the document (up 100 pages)
  6. Press "Job Finish" when scan is done
  7. Remove USB when you see "USB device can be removed" message in the bottom left of the touch screen.
  8. Press the yellow button 2 times

Tip: Check that USB scanning worked by checking your scanned files on your USB key using a public computer. If you don't see your scanned documents, then re-scan using the following "Scan to File" directions

Scan to File (free)

  1. Press the button that looks like a house on the key pad and then touch the scan icon on the touch screen
  2. Press "File" on the touch screen
  3. Change the file name to one that makes sense to you: Press "File Name", press "clear", type a new file name, press "OK"
  4. Use the default setting or select the file format using drop-down menu (PDF, TIFF, or XPS), Press "OK"
  5. Scan the document by placing it on the glass OR placing it face-up in the automatic feed tray; Press "scan" or "start" for each page of the document (up 100 pages)
  6. Press "Job Finish" when scan is done
  7. Press the yellow button 2 times
  8. Files may be retrieved at any public computer. Go to Computer -> Shared Files (S:)

Print copy scan instructions in PDF format (PDF - 61kb)

Scan to a USB at the University of Guelph Library (YouTube video)