Black and white printers - all libraries

  • Uniprint networked printing, 5¢ per page with UAlbany ID Card
  • Paper output size 8.5 x 11 inches; no transparencies
  • Users can pick up print jobs at any of the Uniprint stations in an individual library

Locations of Uniprint stations

University Library:

  • First Floor in Information Commons, six stations: 3 black & white on the north side (to the right of the circulation desk),1 color on the north side (to the right of the circulation desk), 2 black & white on the south side (to the left of the circulation desk)
  • Lower Level Lab, one black & white station

Science Library:

  • First Level, five stations: three black & white in SL 152 Information Commons, one black & white in the Information Commons/Quiet Study Zone SL 112

Dewey Graduate Library:

  • Main Level, two stations: one black & white and one color
  • Basement, one station: one black & white

For more information on Uniprint and Wireless printing services, please visit the Uniprint and wireless printing page

Color printers

  • Users must select color printing at the computer. There is one color printer in the following locations to pick up the print job:
  • University Library, 1st floor north side (to the right of circulation desk) one color printer, 50¢ per page with UAlbany ID Card. The printer supports paper output size 8.5 x 11 inches
  • Dewey Library: main level, 50¢ per page with UAlbany ID Card


There are no copiers at the Libraries, but users can scan an item and print from one of our printers.

ME Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, Staff will create photocopies or pdf scans for in-person researchers and can arrange for other reproductions. There may be a fee for this service. Staff will determine if an item can be reproduced without damage to the original item. Restricted materials may not be reproduced in any form. For a complete list of fees, consult Department staff.


University Library, first floor

  • 2 touch screen scanners

University Library, Lower Level Lab

  • 8 flatbed scanners
  • 1 transparency/film/slide/negative scanner

Science Library, First Level SL 152 Information Commons/Quiet Study Zone SL 112

  • Epson GT 2500 flatbed scanner with the workstation near color printer
  • touch screen scanner near color printer
  • HP 5550 flatbed scanner near microfilm

Dewey Library, main floor

  • touch screen scanner (near color printer)
  • Epson GT 2500 is also near color printer 

Pay for Printing

There are two ways to purchase printing at the libraries:

UAlbany ID Card:

To use your UAlbany ID Card to purchase prints, you must have funds on your card. You can add to your UAlbany ID Card funds by going:

  • Online via or the Mobile ID app
  • In person at the UAlbany ID Card Office (Campus Center B-52) with cash, check or credit card; or 
  • At the UAlbany ID Card terminals (referenced below) with cash in the amount of $1, $5, $10 or $20 bills. Instructions are available at the terminal. Please note that terminals do not provide cash back. These funds will be available and can be used for printing/copying as well as any other venue that accepts UAlbany ID Card (e.g., vending, dining locations, and the bookstore).

Podium Value Card:

The UAlbany ID Card terminal is a debit card system located at each library. The self-service terminal sells $1 Podium Value Cards (valued at $0) for non-affiliated users or for those that do not have access to their UAlbany ID Card at the time of purchase. 

You will need to reinsert the card in the lower left slot to add funds to the card. Decide how much funds you want to add to the card and insert that amount of money in the machine. The machine will accept a $1, $5, $10, or $20 bills. Please note that terminals do not provide cash back.

It is your responsibility to operate the terminal properly. READ ALL THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY. The library cannot refund money. You will need to visit the UAlbany ID Card Office if money is lost in the UAlbany ID Card terminal. UAlbany ID Card cannot refund money for $1 Podium Value Cards that were purchased in error.

Additional Photocopying/Printing Location on Campus

  • Rapid Copy Center - Catskill B011. Rapid Copy Center is a fee-based print and photocopy service center. Rapid Copy will also print posters that are larger than standard size (ex. 18”x 24”, 24”x 36” or 36”x 48”).

Microfilm/Microfiche Reader/Printers & Scanners


University Library, basement

  • Minolta 6000 fiche/film digital reader/scanners
  • UScan +

Science Library, First Level, Information Commons/Quiet Study Zone SL 112

  • One Minolta 6000 fiche/film digital reader/scanners

Dewey Library, main floor

  • UScan +


No charge for digital copy; 5¢ per page to print black and white.

Where To Find

Various Locations. See full text.