Print, Scan, Digitize

Need to print or scan something? Interested in requesting a reproduction of a non-circulating collection item? We can help.

PawPrint is Columbia University’s student and faculty printing system on the Morningside campus, including within all library locations except the journalism library. Check the map of printer locations for more information. With PawPrint, you can send a document to print from any computer, and print it at any PawPrint print station.

Please visit the PawPrint Quick Start Guide to get started, check quotas, report issues, and more.

Visitors and alumni may request printing privileges by visiting the Library Information Office.  

Free self-serve scanners are available in all library locations. At least one scanner in each location is available for use by visitors (does not require UNI login). 

Self-service Scanner Library Locations:

Avery Library 100 Level; Rooms 213, 220B, 234
Barnard Library 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Floors
Burke Library 100 and 200 Level
Butler and Milstein Libraries 3rd Floor Lobby; Rooms 304, 305, 401
East Asian Library 300 Level
Journalism Library Ground Floor
Lehman Library 3rd Floor
Music Library 7th Floor
Science And Engineering Library 4th Floor
Social Work Library Photocopy Room

Upon request, we provide faculty and staff with reproductions of items in our collections. Reproductions are intended for personal or scholarly use, and patrons are responsible for all copyright and permissions matters. Services include digital photography and flatbed scanning, electronic books, microfilm duplication, microfilm scanning, and audio reformatting.

Learn more about Digitization & Copying Services