Skip to content
Penn State University Libraries


This information pertains to the libraries at University Park. For information on other campus libraries, visit your Campus Library website. 

No Scanner Information Available


Scannx Book Scanner

New Scannx Book Scanner

Scannx Book Scanner has easy to follow touchscreen instructions. The Scannx Book Scanner is not connected to the network. However, 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 PSU email.

Now installed:

  • Sidewater Commons (next to the ITS help desk)
  • Knowledge Commons
  • News & Microforms (near the service desk)
  • Arts and Humanities/Music and Media Center (210W Pattee)
  • Research Hub (2nd floor Paterno)
  • Earth & Mineral Sciences Library

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

Scanners are also available for Penn State students, faculty and staff in a number of ITS labs. For a list of ITS and other scanning non-library scanning resources, see Scanning Resources for Students at Penn State, prepared by I-tech staff.


Slide Scanner

There are two departments that can scan slides for a fee:

  • Digitization and Preservation, University Libraries

Scanning Resources

Student Computing Labs. Scanners are available in most labs. See locations, hours, and other helpful information here.

Engineering Copy Center. Offers a wide variety of services to faculty, staff, and students, including scanning and large-format printing. Detailed information. Hours are 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday.

101 Engineering Unit A
Phone: 814-863-1612
Fax: 814-863-4789

Document Services. Offers high-resolution, flatbed black and white, full-color reflective, and 35mm slide image scanning for quality printing and can provide JPEG or GIFF file formats for Web page design.

101 Hostetter Building
Phone: 814-865-7544

ScanJet 3C Color Scanner. Faculty, staff, and students can reserve this language-translation scanner located in  214 Computer Building, (814-865-4757). Hours are 9am to 5pm Monday through Friday.

Scanner Locations for University Park
Scanner Type Library Location