Scanning in the Library

The Architecture Library has four scanners available for student use. They are:

Epson Perfection 4490 Photo - located in the southwest alcove on the first floor (with the computers). 8.5" x 11.7" scanning area. Maximum resolution is 4800 x 9600 dpi. Uses Epson software.

Epson GT-15000 - located in the northwest alcove on the first floor (across from the computers). 11.7" x 17" area. Maximum resolution is 600 X 1200 dpi. Uses Epson software.

Indus 5005C - located in the flat files room on the first floor. 25" x 35.4" scanning area. Maximum resolution os 400 dpi. Uses Indus software and has a touch screen.

Epson Expression XL 10000 - located in the staff workroom. 11.7" x 17" area. Maximum resolution is 600 X 1200 dpi. Uses Epson software. For emergencies only. (This is the main staff scanner.)

To determine which scanner best fits your needs, please refer to this flowchart.

Epson Perfection 4490 Photo:

  1. Log on to the computer using your NetID.
  2. Double click on the Epson Scanner icon located on the desktop.
  3. Place document or book face down on scanner. If scanning a book, please take care not to damage it.
  4. Change from Home or Office Mode to Professional Mode.
  5. Check and adjust settings to whatever specifications you see fit.
  6. Click Preview button and select the area you wish to scan.
  7. Click Scan button in Epson Scan dialogue box.
  8. Scanner will complete two scans, one to recognize document type, and the other to scan the document. Do not open scanner until both scans are finished.
  9. File will be saved in My Pictures folder
  10. Save file to N-Drive*, flash drive, etc.
  11. Log off computer

*File may now be accessed from any university computer for editing or printing.

Epson GT-15000:

  1. Log on to the computer using your NetID.
  2. Double click on the Epson Scanner icon located on the desktop.
  3. Place document or book face down on scanner. If scanning a book, please take care not to damage it.
  4. Change from Home or Office Mode to Professional Mode.
  5. Check and adjust settings to whatever specifications you see fit.
  6. Click Preview button and select the area you wish to scan.
  7. Click Scan button in Epson Scan dialogue box.
  8. The File Save Settings dialogue box will open.

    Location: Select Other and then Browse. Find your N-Drive, flash drive, etc.
    Prefix: Enter a name for your file.
    Select Image Format (Recommend JPEG for photographs, PNG or GIF for text and line art.)

  9. Click OK.
  10. Let scanner run.
  11. Log off computer.

*File may now be accessed from any university computer for editing or printing.

Indus 5005C:

  1. Ask a staff member to let you in and show you around.
  2. Log on to the computer using your NetID.
  3. Place document on scanner (face up).
  4. Click (or touch) the Big Green Button (on the screen).
  5. Check and adjust the settings to whichever specifications you see fit. (The settings are on the actual scanner.)
  6. Press the small green Start button on the scanner.
  7. Let scanner run
  8. Click (or touch) the flash drive icon (if you want to save the image) or the e-mail icon (if you want to e-mail it).
  9. Deselect PDF and select Image File.
  10. Name the file and put it in your N: drive/flash drive/e-mail.
  11. Log off computer

*File may now be accessed from any university computer for editing or printing.

Epson Expression XL 10000:

  1. Ask for permission to use the scanner.
  2. Log on to the computer using your NetID.
  3. Double click on the Epson Scanner icon located on the desktop.
  4. Place document or book face down on scanner. If scanning a book, please take care not to damage it.
  5. Change from Home or Office Mode to Professional Mode.
  6. Check and adjust settings to whatever specifications you see fit.
  7. Click Preview button and select the area you wish to scan.
  8. Click Scan button in Epson Scan dialogue box.
  9. The File Save Settings dialogue box will open.

    Location: Select Other and then Browse. Find your N-Drive, flash drive, etc.
    Prefix: Enter a name for your file.
    Select Image Format (Recommend JPEG for photographs, PNG or GIF for text and line art.)

  10. Click OK.
  11. Let scanner run.
  12. Log off computer.

*File may now be accessed from any university computer for editing or printing.