The main entrance to the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center is now open. Van Pelt Library and the Fisher Fine Arts Library are currently open to Penn Card holders, Penn affiliates, and certain visitors. See our Service Alerts for details.


BookScan Station with attached flatbed scanner and sheet feeder that will autofeed and scan a stack of doublesided pages. Easy to use touchscreen monitor to email or save results to thumbdrive.

Mac computer workstation with attached flatbed scanner.

Print and Copy

Printing instructions

Types of library printing available

Black and white; color laser; black and white, 2-sided; color, 2-sided

Printing cost

Penn Vet staff and students may print without charge by uploading files to (accessible only on campus).  These printers produce only double-sided, black and white prints.  Log in to Papercut with your special Penn Vet login and upload the file. Then go to one of the Papercut printing stations and swipe your PennCard to release the print job.

For all other users, printing using any of the library systems at Atwood requires PennCash or cash payment.

The cost for black and white is $.07 per page for single-sided printing, and $.05 per page ($.10 per sheet) for double-sided printing.

Color printing is available at a cost of $.28 a page, and $.20 per page ($.40 per sheet) for double-sided printing. Color printing is not part of the free printing allocation.

Poster printing services are available in the Weigle Information Commons of the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center and by appointment in the Biotech Commons. Posters printed for academic use are charged at $.02/per square inch. Posters printed for personal use are charged $.02/per square inch plus 8% sales tax.

Copy cost

Copies are $.08 each if payment is made by

  • PennCash (with PennCard)
  • Departmental card

Copies are $.10 when payment is made in cash

Departmental Copy Card Request Form