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Copying, Scanning and Printing


Watch 4-min video for How to scan a book:

  • In addition, all public printers/copiers on each floor provide scanning service. Scanning is free for color or black-and-white(B/W) images and you can save scans directly to your USB flash drive or SD card. 

Watch 1-min video for How to Scan a document from a Library Copier:


Charges of Copying vary with the paper size, one/two-sided and color/black-and-white(B/W). Check the locations of different copiers and the copying options supported.


Printing & Wireless Printing

Public printers on each floor support printing from Library’s computers or remotely from users’ notebook computers. Charges of printing vary with the paper size, one/two-sided and color/black-and-white(B/W). Check the locations of different printers and the printing options supported.

To print from a notebook computer, read Wireless Printing and install the driver in advance.

To print, in general, watch 1-min video for How to Print from a Library Computer:

Wireless Printing

To be able to print from a notebook computer, download and install the appropriate driver below. You need to be in campus to access these files.

Microsoft Windows

Mac OS

To send print jobs from a Mac laptop, follow this guide.

If your notebook computer uses Linux or any OS not listed above, NO driver is available yet. The Library will include more operating platforms when they are available.


Locations of copiers/printers and options supported

Location A3 size A4 size
B/W Color B/W Color
1/F Copier/Printer A    
G/F Copier/Printer A
G/F Copier/Printer B
G/F Copier/Printer C
G/F Copier/Printer D
LG1 Copier/Printer A
LG1 Copier/Printer B
LG1 Copier/Printer C    
LG3 Copier/Printer A
LG4 Copier/Printer A



Charges for Copying and Printing

  A3 A4
Single-sided 2-sided / duplex Single-sided 2-sided / duplex
B/W $0.6 $1 $0.3 $0.5
Color $3 $5 $2 $3.3


All machines only accept standard-sized Octopus card for payment. To load value to the Octopus card, visit:

  • The restaurants in the campus
  • The supermarket on LG7
  • The student canteens on LG7


Copyright Issue

It is important to observe and respect copyright laws when you copy or scan any intellectual work. Read the HKUST Library’s Statement on Copyright for details.

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last modified 02 November 2023