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Printing

Printing is available in most UK Libraries and accessible using UK's mobile printing system.

Using UK's Mobile Print System

Print files with UK’s mobile print system in the Law Library, Little Fine Arts Library, Science & Engineering Library, and William T. Young Library.

  • Using your linkblue email address, send the files you wish to print as an attachment to mobileprint@uky.edu.
  • After you receive a confirmation email, swipe your Student ID or input your linkblue credentials in the terminal near the printer of your choice, then select and print your files.

Specialized & Oversize Printing Options

For more printing options including banners, posters, and indoor and outdoor signage, visit the Ricoh Document Service Center.

Student Printing

Find detailed mobile printing instructions, printer locations across campus, and copying and printing costs.

View Detailed Instructions

Scanning

General use flatbed scanners are available in the Student Computer Lab in the Basement of William T. Young Library. 

  • Scanning Books: Book-eye scanners useful for scanning books and delicate materials like photographs are available in the Fine Arts Library and the Special Collections Research Center
  • Scanning Objects & Slides: To access equipment to scan personal research materials, objects, and slides, visit the Breckinridge Digital Studio in the Special Collections Research Center.

Breckinridge Digital Studio

The Breckinridge Digital Studio, located in the Breckinridge Research Room on the Second Floor of the Special Collections Research Center, is a self-serve digitization studio available to all registered students, faculty, staff, and community members wishing to scan their personal research materials.

Specialized equipment includes:

  • Bookeye 4 Planetary Color Scanner for books and photographs
  • Plustek OpticFilm 8200i SE Film Scanner for film and slides
  • FotodioX LED Studio-in-a-Box Tabletop Studio for small objects

Equipment is available on a first-come, first-served basis. We encourage users to supply their own storage devices, though 8 GB thumb drives may be borrowed from the research desk in the Breckinridge Research Room.

For detailed equipment specifications, visit our FAQs page.

A man smiles as he uses a book scanner

Scan books, slides, and objects in the Breckinridge Digital Studio.