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Printers & Scanners




Printers and print release stations are available in all libraries for use by faculty, staff, and students with EagleBucks accounts. In O’Neill Library printers are available on Level 1 and Level 3.

Guests and those without EagleBuck funds can buy cards from a vending machine in O’Neill, Social Work, Law and the Theology and Ministry Library at $5 each. Exact change in paper bills in required, five $1 bills or a $5 bill. Prints are $.20 per page.


All libraries have scanners that can be used at no charge to send scanned material to an email account or save on a flash drive.  Scanners can also be used to send images to a printer. 

Locate and Scan Services

You can request copies of print articles from books and journals located in O'Neill Library as well as most other BC libraries. Place your request via this Online Form in My Account or directly from a database using the Find It function. There is no charge for this service.

You will be notified via email when the requested item is available. Obtain the article by clicking the link provided in the email and logging into your ILL/Document Delivery account. Notify the Interlibrary Loan Office (617-552-3209) if you have any problems. Please note:

  • This service adheres to U.S. Copyright guidelines and can scan only one chapter per book and one article per issue of a journal. Self-service scanners and copiers are available in all libraries for copying/scanning additional chapters, etc.
  • U.S. Copyright guidelines prohibit you from printing more than one copy or forwarding the document to other users.
  • Copies will not be made from books on reserve at any of the libraries.


Self-service photocopiers are located at all of the libraries.  BC students, faculty, and staff may make photocopies by using funds deposited to an EagleBucks account. Copies using EagleBucks cost $.10 per copy. Guests and those without EagleBucks funds can buy cards from a vending machine in O’Neill, Law and the Theology and Ministry Library at $5 each. Copies made with a vended card cost $.20 per copy.

Academic and administrative departments of Boston College may purchase cards with higher values. Contact the Eagle-One Card office (2-6651) for more information.


A fax machine is located in the O’Neill Library Level 3, Technology Support Center. Outgoing transmissions for BC faculty, staff, and students are free. The fax machine cannot receive transmissions.



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