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Library Essentials: Print/Copy/Scan

The Library offers a huge range of service and supports. Please see the options below to discover the wide range of options and services available to you.

Printing, Photocopying and Scanning in UCC

Pay printing & photocopying and free scanning is in operation in all Open Access Student IT Centres including Libraries.

For full details of these services please check the Student IT website below.

Printing & Photocopying in UCC Library

To print or copy, you will need your UCC ID card with enough credit on your print account.  Top up your card online using UCC Print 

Printing is networked so you can print from any IT Services PC in any location within the Boole and Brookfield Libraries. 

Collect any print jobs within 6 hours, or they'll be deleted.

Wireless printing is also available for those who have already set up this function on their device.

Location of MFDs ( Multifunctional Devices)

Copy Room, Q floor (10 B & W, 2 Colour)

Boston Scientific Health Sciences Library, Brookfield. (3 B & W, 1 Colour)

You can also retrieve print jobs in any of the IT Services Labs around campus.

Charges per page

Page Size Printing Photocopying

A4 B&W

A3 B&W * 

6¢ per page 

14¢ per page

6¢ per page 

20¢ per page 

A4 Colour *

A3 Colour * 

20¢ per page 

40¢ per page 

20¢ per page 

30¢ per page

* *Colour & A3 printing & copying are available in the Copy Room, Q floor in Boole and in the basement room in Brookfield.

To print in colour from an IT Services Student PC, choose "2-SIT-PRINT-COLOUR" at the file /print stage.

How to save money on Printing

Always “Print Preview” before printing and then choose which pages you really want - some web pages are made up of different frames (boxes) and each one prints on a separate page.

Scanning in UCC Library

Scanning to Email

To scan to your UCC email :

  • Tap your UCC Student ID Card on the reader and the Home screen will appear.
  • Select Scan and Send on the screen
  • Press the Scan to Umail button
  • Load the documents you wish to scan and press the green button.

To finish:

  • Log out of the printer using the logout button.

Scanning is free of charge.


Please read the notices displayed near the photocopiers in the library. You can also read the Copyright and Related Rights Act 2000 for further details or consult the paper copy in the Law Library, Q+2.