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Technology in the Library: Scanning

Scanning

  1. The scanner is located at the stand-up computer near the circulation desk.
    1. Note: The library also has a photocopier that costs 10 cents/page (photocopying instructions).
  2. Double-click on the HPScanning icon:
  3. Open the scanner lid, and position your document so that the upper left edge aligns with the point of the triangle. Close the scanner lid to secure the document.
  4. Highlight “Document to .PDF File,” and press “Scan.”
  5. Adjust document as needed: add/delete, rotate/flip, crop, lighten/darken, correct document, etc.
  6. Your document will appear on the screen as it scans. Click “Finish.” 
  7. You may print, e-mail, or save your document to a flash drive at this point.
  8. When you are done, delete your document from the library computer by right-clicking on the scan and selecting “Delete” (you'll also want to empty the Recycle Bin, located on the desktop).
  9. Remember to take your original document off the scanner.
  10. Close the scanning software.