Study at the Donald W. Hamer Center for Maps and Geospatial Information

Scan, Copy and Print

  • 12 x 18 inch scanner
  • Black and white printer
  • Color printer (accommodates regular and tabloid-size pages)

Center Scan and Print Services

  • 42-inch HP Designjet plotter for printing maps larger than 11x17
  • 42-inch OCE scanner for scanning large map sheets
  • This equipment is not available for public use; services must be requested through Center staff
    • Use the Sanborn Request form to request digital copies from the Sanborn Map collection.  All sheets in the collection have been scanned.
    • Use the Maps scan/print request form to request scans/prints of all other types of maps in the Penn State Libraries' collections.

 

Scanning Fees

  • $10 per sheet (double-sided items count as 2 sheets)
  • plus $15/hour processing fee if required for image clean-up or modification (billed in 15-minute increments)
  • The Maps Library uses Box at Penn State to deliver digital map scans to patrons. Digital map scans can be delivered on computer disc for an additional $5.00.

Printing Fees

  • $4 per square foot
  • plus $15/hour processing fee if required to format image for printing (billed in 15 minute increments)

Mailing Fees

  • $7.50 domestic | Actual shipping rates for Rush or International

Equipment to Borrow

Equipment

Item

Loan Period
Garmin Oregon 450 GPS units
​(units are hand-held devices, not meant for dashboard navigation in a vehicle)
7 days
Garmin GPSMap 64st GPS units
​(units are hand-held devices, not meant for dashboard navigation in a vehicle)
7 days
Trimble GeoXH 6000 GPS unit (survey grade research GPS unit) 14 days
Bad Elf Flex GPS unit (survey grade research GPS unit) 14 days
Tablet Mounting Bracket 14 days
GPS Pole 14 days
GPS Tripod 14 days

Portable SSD Drive (500GB)

7 days

Headphones

24 hours

Mac Adapters

24 hours

Maps & Geospatial Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Guide

Additional information on available GPS units.

Specialized Geospatial Software