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Get Started @ HKUST Library: Print, Scan, Copy & Software

Printing, Photocopying & Scanning

Copying & Printing

Library copiers & printers only accept Octopus Card for payment.

Click this thumbnail to learn how to print from a library computer:

Observe and Respect Copyright: A general rule of thumb of "reasonable photocopying" is less than 10% of the entire book or 1 article from a journal issue.


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Where to Copy A3 size A4 size
B/W Color B/W Color
1/F Copier A    
G/F Copier A
G/F Copier D
LG1 Copier A
LG1 Copier B
LG1 Copier C    
LG3 Copier A    
LG4 Copier A    


Where to Print A3 size A4 size
B/W Color B/W Color
1/F Printer A    
G/F Printer A
G/F Printer B      
G/F Printer C      
G/F Printer D
LG1 Printer A
LG1 Printer B
LG1 Printer C    
LG3 Printer A    
LG4 Printer A    

Wireless Printing: Follow the instructions to download the appropriate driver on your notebook.



  • Scanning is available at all public copiers for no cost.
  • Three desktop scanners are available at the Information Commons (Library G/F).

Click this thumbnail to learn how to scan a document from a library copier:

Computing Facilities & Software

The Library offers various computers to facilitate learning. Choose from general-use computers, AVG stations, Mac stations to high-end financial database terminals such as Bloomberg and Eikon.

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3D Printing

  • Two 3D printers are available for you to create physical objects from a digital model.
  • Your file must be in STL format and the object within 25.5cm (L) x 20.5cm (W) x 20.5cm (H) .
  • 3D printing instructionsFAQ 
  • Check the booking schedule to reserve a printer.


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