The Map and Government Information Library offers a variety of copying, printing and scanning options for its users. Most material from our collections can be copied or scanned depending on its condition; brittle, fragile and/or damaged items may not be copied or scanned. Map and Government Information Library staff reserves the right to determine whether or not an item can be copied or scanned.

The University of Georgia complies with copyright law as interpreted by the University System Board of Regents. For further information about copyright please visit the USG Copyright Policy page.

 

Copying

Brother color copier/scanner

NOTE: The Map and Government Information Library's copy machine does not accept cash or Bulldog Bucks; payment can be made by check or credit card.

 

  • $0.50 (50 cents) per page
  • Scanning to a USB drive is free
  • This copy machine is not self-service; please ask a staff member for assistance

Printing

HP Large Format Printer

NOTE: Large-format printing is not self-service. Map and Government Information Library staff members will perform all large-format printing.

  • $0.01 (1 cent) per square inch; cost per sheet = length of original in inches x width of original in inches x .01 plus any applicable sales tax
    • Exceptions:
      • All USGS topographic quadrangles (7.5', 15', 30', and specials) - $6 per sheet
      • All Sanborn Fire Insurance maps - $6 per sheet
  • Pay by check or credit card; the Map and Government Information Library does not accept cash. Checks should be made out to UGA Libraries.
  • The Map and Government Information Library will print maps and copies of other large format items from the collections of the UGA Libraries only.
  • Large format printing is available 8:30AM - 5PM Monday - Friday. Large format printing is not available during our evening or Saturday open hours.

Scanning

Epson 11 x 17 Flatbed Scanners

  • The Map and Government Information Library has two 11 x 17 flatbed scanners that can accommodate paper, negatives, and slides.
  • Flatbed scanning is self-service on a first-come, first-serve basis. Users may be asked to limit their time on the scanner if others are waiting.
  • Scanned images can be saved to disk, USB drive, CD-ROM, or sent via e-mail (depending on file size); users must provide their own media for transporting images.

Contex HD5450 Large Format Scanner

NOTE: Large-format scanning is not self-service. Map and Government Information Library staff members will perform all large-format scanning.

  • $10 per sheet
  • Print output and digital output are 2 separate products. Users will be charged per copy of a map regardless of output format.
  • Files created by this scanner are generally too large to email. Files can be retrieved in several ways:
    • Files can be uploaded to Dropbox; instructions for retrieving files will be sent by email,
    • Users can supply their own USB drive, CD or DVD to transport digital files, or
    • The Map and Government Information Library will provide CDs for $1 each (applicable sales tax will be charged for files provided on CDs supplied by the Map and Government Information Library).
  • Due to workflow concerns the maximum number of items the Map and Government Information Library staff will scan per user is 10 per day or 25 per week.
  • The Map and Government Information Library cannot scan large format items that are not part of the collections of the UGA Libraries.
  • Pay by check or credit card; the Map and Government Information Library does not accept cash. Checks should be made out to UGA Libraries.
  • Large format scanning is available 8:30AM - 5PM Monday - Friday. Large format scanning is not available during our evening or Saturday open hours.