UC Berkeley Library

You can still access the UC Berkeley Library’s services and resources during the closure. Here’s how.

Using the Library during COVID-19

During the pandemic, many of our services are being offered in new ways. To find the latest information on course reserves, book returns, 24/7 online help, and more, visit our COVID-19 portal, which provides more up-to-date information than the text below.

Print/scan

Content section: 

Scanning

  • All of the UC Berkeley libraries, and the Main (Gardner) Stacks, have at least one Scannx station.
  • Scanner specifications.
  • Large format scanning:
  • Scanning to email, cloud storage and to a USB drive is free except large format scanning.
  • Scanners equipped with auto document feeders are located at the following libraries:
    • Moffitt Floor 3
    • Doe Floor 2
    • Environmental Design
    • East Asian Library
    • Optometry
    • Physics

Printing

  • Public printers only support Letter, Legal or Tabloid sized paper.
  • Pay for printing - UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff pay with their Cal 1 Card.
    • Visitors can request a Cal 1 Guest Card from a library public service desk, or the Copy Center in Moffitt Library on Floor 3.
  • Submitted print jobs will remain in the queue for two hours. Print jobs are cleared after two hours.

Printing costs

Format B/W Printing Color Printing
8 1/2 x 11 single sided 8 cents 60 cents
8 1/2 x 11 double sided 11 cents $1.20
8 1/2 x 14 single sided 8 cents 60 cents
8 1/2 x 14 double sided 11 cents $1.20
11 x 17 single sided 20 cents 90 cents
11 x 17 double sided 40 cents $1.80
Scanning to to email, cloud storage, and to a USB drive are free except for large format scanning

Color Printing

Color printing is available at the following libraries:

  • Moffitt Floor 3
  • Doe Floor 2
  • Earth Sciences & Maps
  • Art History/Classics
  • Environmental Design
  • Bioscience, Natural Resources & Public Health

Print from Personal Devices

  • To print from your laptop or personal device, go to https://mobileprint.berkeley.edu and log in with your CalNet ID.
  • Color and black and white printing is available. See the guide for more details.

Copy Center in Moffitt Library on Floor 3

Hours

Limited free printing for UC Berkeley students

The Open Computing Facility (OCF) in the lower level of the Martin Luther King Student Union provides limited free printing.

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