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Print, Copy, Scan

Printing at the Library

All printing, photocopying, and saving of information is expected to abide by York University’s Copyright requirements (

Copying guidelines

Printing is available remotely through personal laptops and other devices as well as from all library computer workstations. York University YU-Cards or guest cards are required to release print jobs and there are several locations where you can pick up your printouts throughout all branches.

Print charges are 10¢ per page for black and white printing and 25¢ per page for colour printing.   YU-cards and Guest cards can have cash options for funds added for printing via the YU-card fill stations by the Print and Copy Centre and credit card options are available online at the YU-card website.

Helpful Resources

    • Printing in the Libraries: Once you’ve sent your document to print, you’ll need to know where a nearby print station is located.
      • Scott Library Print and Copy Centre – Scott Library first floor lobby
      • Graduate Reading Room – Scott 409 (for graduate students only)
      • Steacie Library – lobby
      • Bronfman Library – Reading room by the front door
      • Frost Library – lobby
    • Photocopying: All printers are combination printers and photocopiers Photocopying costs 10¢ per black and white page and 25¢ per colour page.
  • Scanning & Microfilm:
    • Scanners are available in Scott Library and the Print and Copy Centre in the Scott lobby area as well as at Bronfman, Frost, and Steacie libraries.
    • Microfilm and microfiche materials are stored in the Microtext Centre in Scott 118.  Scanpro 3000 devices accessible with a Passport York. Guest accounts are available for viewing, printing, scanning and saving.

Users requiring assistance with finding resources or using the equipment are asked to call 416-712-2703.

Please do not re-shelve materials once you have finished with them.