Multi-function scanners

Photo of scanner

Hi-speed colour scanners for document size up to A3 are available in the following locations. Scanned files can be saved to *USB thumb drive or to dedicated PC in the Library

  • Group Study Zone 1 (L019)
  • 24-Hour Study Centre (1/F)
  • Reading Area (P/F)
  • Multimedia Commons (3/F North Wing)
  • i-Space (4/F North Wing)
  • North Wing (5/F)

* Only USB drive with FAT32 storage format will be supported.

Locations and Features

Floor Location Scanner Name Scanning to USB Thumb Drive Connected to a Library PC

Group Study Zone 1

North Wing

R01 Y  

24-Hour Study Centre

North Wing

L115B Y  
L115D Y

Reading Area

South Wing

L203C Y  
R21 Y  

Multimedia Commons

North Wing

R31 Y Y
R32 Y  


North Wing

L404B Y  
L404C Y  
5/F North Wing R51 Y  

User Guides

Flatbed Colour Scanners

Two flatbed colour scanners for document size up to A4 are connected to two PCs <iBooking PC iWS-28> and <Walk-in PC L401-02>. Users can reserve iBooking PC in advance on iBooking.

Book Scanners (PolyU/CPCE students and staff only)

A book scanner with advanced image processing is available at the i-Space, 4/F North Wing. PolyU/CPCE students and staff can reserve the scanner in advance at the Library’s iBooking system. For details, please see Book Scanning.

Large-format Scanner (self service)

For scanning document from size A2 to A0 or above, please submit your request at the Technical Support Desk in 4/F i-Space. For more information, please see Large Format Printing

This large format scanning is a self-service facility with preset scanner settings. Following simple instructions provided, users just need to insert original document to the scanner, monitor the output on a PC and collect the document after scanning. Finally, settle the payment at Technical Support Desk (t-Desk) counter when you leave.


HKD $4 per document

User Guides


Copyright Warning to Photocopier Users

Users are reminded to observe the Copyright Warning to Photocopier Users and relevant legal restrictions when photocopying copyrighted materials. They can also refer to the Copyright Ordinance (Cap 528) in the government website at For enquiries and assistance on copying, printing and scanning matters, please approach Technical Support Desk on 4/F or contact 2766-6909 /