Scanners

Scanners are available in most libraries. Please see details on the page that includes "Scan, Copy, and Print" information for each library.

This page contains information about specialty scanners.

Scannx Book Scanner

Scannx Book Scanner has easy to follow touchscreen instructions. Scans can be saved to a Smart Phone (or Tablet) [must have bar code scanner app downloaded on smart phone or tablet], USB, Google Drive (saves to your google docs – log in with your google account), or send to the patron's Penn State email address.

Locations:

  • Arts and Humanities/Music and Media Center (210W Pattee)
    • high-speed, double-sided document scanning
    • includes a sheet document feeder
  • Altoona
  • Hazleton
  • Lehigh
  • Schuylkill

Most branch libraries also have a scanner station. A Penn State userID and password is required to use these workstations.

Scanners are also available for Penn State students, faculty and staff in a number of computer labs managed by Penn State IT. For details, visit the Learning Applications and Technologies website.

 

KIC Bookeye Scanner

  • Pages can be scanned flat or in a V-cradle mode (less strain on the spine)
  • Documents can be saved in several formats (e.g, pdf, jpeg, and png)
  • Handles materials up to 17 x 24 inches, scans in black & white, grayscale or color. Scans from 100 to 600 dpi resolution
  • Save to USB flash drive, cloud storage or send to email account
  • No attached printer

Locations:

  • Pattee Paterno Library - Weltmann lobby across from the Commons Desk
  • PAMS Library - Davey Lab
  • Special Collections
  • Penn State Harrisburg Library

 

KIC Click Mini

  • Overhead scanning increases scanning speed and reduces damage to the book
  • Handles materials up to 12.25 x 19.2 inches
  • Scans from 100 to 300 dpi resolution in black & white, grayscale, or color.
  • Scans can be saved in several formats (e.g, pdf, jpeg, and png)
  • Save to USB flash drive or send to email account

Locations:

  • Campus Libraries: Altoona, Berks, York, Dubois, Shenango, Beaver, Scranton, New Kensington, Mont Alto
  • Earth and Mineral Sciences Library
  • Social Sciences Library (2nd floor Paterno)
  • Engineering Library
  • Business Library (3 Paterno)
  • Life Sciences Library (4 Paterno)
  • Education (5 Paterno)
  • Global News Center (1 Paterno)
  • Architecture (Stuckeman)

 

Slide Scanning and Large Format/Map Scanning

 

KIC BookEdge Scanner

  • Flatbed scanner offers higher resolution scanning
  • Handles materials up to 17 x 11.8 inches
  • Scans from 150 to 600 dpi resolution in black & white, grayscale, or color.
  • Scans can be saved in several formats (e.g, pdf, jpeg, and png)
  • Save to USB flash drive or send to email account

Locations:

  • Knowledge Commons
  • Sidewater Commons
  • Harrisburg
  • Wilkes-Barre
  • Special Collections (2)
  • PAMS

 

Microform Scanners

A variety of scanners are available for viewing, printing, scanning, and saving microfilm, microfiche, superfiche, microform and m-cartridge materials.

Locations:

 

Scanning Resources

A number of scanning resources are available at University Park for students, faculty, and staff: