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Computing Services at the Penn Libraries

Computers, printers, laptops, software, scanning devices. Computing for library staff. Library Technology Service. Passwords, Permissions.

Standard desktop scanner at The Penn Libraries

Standard desktop scanners are directly connected to a public computer, they are best used for scanning smaller scan jobs.

Standard Desktop Scanner: How to Scan

To scan using Acrobat Professional:
1.    Login using your PennKey username and password
2.    Place your document on the glass
3.    Open Acrobat Pro
4.    Click File -> Create -> PDF from scanner
5.    HP/Epson scanner dialog box opens (if more than 1 page, choose “prompt for additional pages.”
6.    Click the Scan button on the scanner dialog box
7.    Acrobat takes a minute or two to complete the scan
8.    If scanner more than 1 page, go back to step 4 and repeat until you are finished
9.    Remember to save your file before logging off