Research Guides

Technology in the Library

Compliance with Copyright Law

Notice: The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material; the person using the library’s equipment is liable for any infringement.

Details regarding copyright compliance may be found on CUNY's Terms of Use Copyright Website and CUNY's Intellectual Property Policy.


There are 7 touchscreen bookscanners on the table behind the reference desk (directly north of the elevator) on the 2nd floor and a KIC Bookeye scanner in the southeast corner of the second floor near the PQ call numbers. Read about it here.


The library’s copy machine, a Xerox 7120, is located on the 2nd floor between the Reference Desk and the print release stations.

The Xerox 7120 offers: 
1)  Color and B&W copying
2)  Color and B&W printing of TIFF and PDF files (not Word) from a USB drive 

Color copies or prints are $0.15.  

Purchase JAMEX copy/print cards from the dispenser near the digital sign close to the Reference Desk on the 2nd floor of the library. Buy the card with a $1 bill, then re-insert the card to add more value. Cards are reusable, but not transferrable to other libraries. Report library copy machine problems to the library Circulation/Reserve Desk, 212-817-7083 or

  1. Scan a Document to a USB Flash (Thumb) Drive (Store to USB)
  2. Print Files Stored on a USB Flash (Thumb) Drive