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Photocopying & Scanning

Student scanning in VPAL


WKU Libraries has a variety of options for copying or scanning throughout the Helm-Cravens Library, the Educational Resources Center, and the regional libraries in Elizabethtown, Glasgow, and Owensboro. Some materials in the Kentucky Library & Museum may also be copied or scanned. Copiers will make enlargements and reductions from 50% to 200%. Both letter and legal size paper is available.

Copiers cost 10 cents per page. Although the circulation and reference desks cannot provide change, there is a change machine for $1 and $5 bills near the copier on the 4th floor of Cravens.

Copiers are available in the following locations:

  • Cravens Library 4th Floor, Circulation Area (between the Circulation desk and the elevator).
  • Cravens Library 2nd Floor, Visual & Performing Arts Library (VPAL).
  • Helm Library 1st Floor, Reference Center (adacent to the Confucius Institute/Chinese Learning Center).
  • Helm Library 2nd Floor, Periodicals Section (on the walkway between the 2nd floor of Helm and the 5th floor of Cravens).
  • Helm Library Basement, Government Documents & Law Collection (located in the Law Collection).
  • Educational Resources Center (ERC), Ransdell Hall.
  • Elizabethtown Regional Library.
  • Glasgow Regional Library.
  • Owensboro Regional Library.
  • Kentucky Library (2nd Floor). Unless their fragility prohibits, most items in the Kentucky Library may be photocopied. Photocopies cost ten cents per page. To arrange for publication quality reproductions, consult a member of the staff.


Need to use a scanner? Use our walk-up KIC (Knowledge Imaging Center) scanner in the Visual & Performing Arts Library on the 2nd floor of Cravens Library. The scanner can handle books, magazines, journals, newspapers, photos, or other material from postage stamp size up to 17 x 24 inches. With a choice of resolutions up to 600 dots/inch, the scanner can handle intricate artwork.


For more information about the KIC Scanner, ask for assistance in the VPAL.


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 Last Modified 12/5/18