Printing, Photocopying & Scanning

Every Library has multifunction machines, which print, photocopy or scan.

Printing/photocopying Charges

Black and White charges:

Single Sided A4 5p      Double Sided A4 7p

Single Sided A3 10p    Double Sided A3 14p

Colour charges:

Single sided A4 14p    Double Sided A4 23p

Single Sided A3 23p   Double Sided A3 42p

Mixed Colour and black and white

A4 double sided 15p

A3 double sided 28p


Once you have sent your work to the printer, it will stay in the print queue for 24 hours.

Colour and 1-sided Printing:  The default print settings are black and white and 2-sided. Please click on the following instruction if you require colour or 1-sided printing [PDF]

Please see our guide on how to print [PDF]


Please see our guide on how to photocopy [PDF]


Scanning service is free of charge but you require a minimum of 5p on your print account to activate the multifunction machine

Please see our guide on how to scan [PDF]

Your scanned document will be sent as a PDF document to your student email account.

Print Credits

If you have no credit on your printing account, use the online top up facility making an on-line payment using a credit or debit card. Go to: and log on as advised.

Home and EU Students check this information:


In the event of any queries you may request an account history at the Customer Service desk.

Print credit terms and conditions can be used to top up your print account with credit using one of the displayed payment cards. Payments must be made in sterling (GBP) only.

Refund Policy

Refunds for print credits are not normally given.
If there has been a genuine mistake a refund, at the discretion of management on a case by case basis may be possible. In the first instance please see a member of library staff at one of the Customer Service desks. Please take your payment receipt with you. Refunds can take 4-6 weeks to process.

If you have any further queries, once you have spoken to a member of staff at a service point, you can contact Head of Reader Services

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T: +44 (0)1582 743346

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