Book Scanning

The Digital Makerspace offers a book scanner with advanced image processing such as book image correction, auto-removal fingertips, multiple document detection and scanning thick books. It can also scan a 3D object into a 2D image from top-down view. Walk-ins are welcome, reservation via iBooking system is recommended.

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Digital Makerspace, 4/F North Wing

Scanner information

The book scanner is a contactless scanner suitable for scanning books and documents.

Scanning speed 3 seconds/per page
Scanning mode 150dpi to 600dpi
Max book thickness 30mm (1.18 in)
Max document size A3 (landscape)

Booking policy

Eligible users: PolyU/CPCE students, faculty and staff.


  • Walk-in Closed one hour before the library closing
  • Two sessions starting at 10:00 am and 2:30 pm respectively are available for booking from Mondays to Sundays.
  • The maximum duration of each session is three hours.
  • A quota will be counted for no-show without making any cancellation. Please cancel your booking before the session begins.
  • Borrowers are responsible for the loss and damage to the scanner.

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Use Guidelines

The PC attached to the Book Scanner will erase all data, documents or scanned images after re-booting. Users have to save all their scanned images to their own flash disk or cloud storage.