Scanning at the Library

KIC scanner by the Reference Desk in Barber Library

The KIC scanning station by the Reference Desk in Barber Library offers a BookEdge flatbed and automatic document feeder (ADF) scanners.

On This Page

Scan Documents

To get started...

Tap "SCAN" in the center of the screen, then "Continue to KIC."

KIC home screen

BookEdge Flatbed

The BookEdge flatbed scanner can scan books and documents up to 11"x17".

  1. Select "BookEdge Scanner" within the big "Scan" button in the top right.

    Scan button with BookEdge selected

  2. If necessary, touch "Scan Settings..." to select your desired brightness, contrast, resolution, color mode, scan mode and/or orientation.

    KIC settings options for BookEdge scanner

  3. Place the book or document face down on the flatbed scanner.
  4. Tap the big "Scan" button in the top right.
  5. Accept the copyright notice, and the BookEdge will scan your document.
  6. To scan multiple pages, place another page on the flatbed and tap "Scan" again.

Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)

The ADF scanner can scan multiple loose-leaf pages at once.

  1. Select "ADF Scanner" within the big "Scan" button in the top right.

    KIC Scan button with ADF selected

  2. If necessary, touch "Scan Settings..." to select your desired brightness, contrast, resolution, and color mode. Select "Scan All Duplex" to scan double-sided pages, or "Scan All Simplex" to scan single-sided pages.

    KIC Scanner settings for ADF
     
  3. Insert the pages into the ADF attachment backwards and upside down.

    Insert documents into the ADF attachment backwards and upside down

  4. Tap the big "Scan" button in the top right.
  5. Accept the copyright notice, and the ADF attachment will process the papers.

Modify Scanned Images

After scanning, images can be rotated and cropped in the "Compose Content..." section. For assistance, ask the librarian at the Reference Desk.

KIC compose screen

Save Scanned Images

Tap "Send PDF file(s) via E-mail" to send a plain PDF to an email address.

By tapping "More Options," scanned documents can also be saved...

  • To a USB flash drive ("Save to USB Drive")
  • To a Google Drive or Dropbox account (under "Cloud Storage")
  • To a mobile device via the KIC Study app

The default document type is a plain PDF. You can also choose one of the following additional formats.

  • Searchable PDF
  • JPEG
  • PNG
  • Rich Text File (RTF)
  • Audio (MP3)

KIC output screen

Print Scanned Images

Tap the "Print" button on the bottom right to send your job to one of the laser printers at the print station.

  • To print in black and white, select the printer "LIBPAT BW" and select "Black and White" in the third row of Print Settings.
  • To print in color, select teh printer "LIBPAT Color" and select "Color" in the third row of Print Settings.

Tap "Print" to send the job to the printing station.

KIC print screen

Release the job at the printing station on the other side of the Reference Desk (see Printing at the Library). The document will appear under the generic username "patron."

End Session

Tap "End Session" after saving and/or printing your documents. All images will be permanently deleted. Scanned images cannot be recovered from the computer after a session has ended.

Questions

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