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Imaging Services

Imaging Services provides self-service copy cards, photocopiers, networked printing and microform printing throughout Rutgers University Libraries. Staffed services such as scanning, faxing, and photocopying, are also offered at Imaging Services offices for an additional fee.


Services Offered by Library

Library Services Offered
Art Library copy card vending / self service scanning / e-faxing / photocopying / networked printing / color photocopying
Alexander Library copy card vending / self service scanning / e-faxing / photocopying / networked printing / microform printing / microform scanning to disk or email / Staffed Services also available
Chang Science Library copy card vending / self service scanning / e-faxing / networked printing
Dana Library-Newark copy card vending / self service scanning / e-faxing / photocopying / networked printing / microform scanning to disk or email / limited staffed services also available: photocopy and disk sales only
Douglass Library copy card vending / self service scanning / e-faxing / networked printing / microform printing / microform scanning to disk or email
Kilmer Library copy card vending / self service scanning / e-faxing / networked printing / self service scanning / networked printing
Library of Science & Medicine copy card vending / self service scanning / e-faxing / photocopying / networked printing / microform printing / microform scanning to disk or email / color photocopying
Mathematics Library copy card vending / photocopying / self service scanning / e-faxing / networked printing
Robeson Library-Camden copy card vending / photocopying / networked printing / microform printing / self service scanning / e-faxing / microform scanning to disk or email
Science & Engineering Resource Center copy card vending / photocopying / self service scanning / e-faxing / networked printing
School of Management and Labor Relations Library copy card vending / photocopying / self service scanning / e-faxing / networked printing

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Office Locations and Hours

Office Locations Hours
Imaging Services
Alexander Library
lower level
Phone: 848-932-7940
FAX 732-932-1248
Full Staffed Services
Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Copy Services
Dana Library-Newark
Lower level
Phone 973-353-5572
Limited Staff Services: photocopy and disk sales only
Hours as posted

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Self-Services

Self Services are available during library building hours.

Copy Card Vending

Copy cards may be purchased for $1 (a $ .50 charge for a new copy card is included) from vending machines at the following libraries. More value can be added to a copy card (maximum $25) in denominations of $1, $5, $10, or $20 at the vending machines.

  • Alexander Library*
  • Art Library
  • Chang Science Library
  • Dana Library-Newark
  • Douglass Library*
  • Kilmer Library*
  • Library of Science & Medicine*
  • Mathematical Sciences Library
  • Robeson Library-Camden
  • Science & Engineering Resource Center
  • School of Management and Labor Relations

* Libraries with card vending machines that give receipts.

Copy cards are also available at the Library Annex.

Photocopying

Photocopiers are available at the Alexander Library, the Library of Science & Medicine, SERC, SMLR, Libraries Annex, Dana Library, and Robeson Library. Hard copies can be produced at other locations by using the scan to print functionality of our public scanning stations, described below. Black and white copies cost $.10 per page.

All photocopying is paid for by copy cards, which can be purchased from copy card vending machines located throughout Rutgers University Libraries.

Self Service Scanning

Public scanning stations are available throughout the libraries. Scan options allow for various file formats including pdf, tiff, and jpeg, black and white or color images, optical character recognition, cropping, and more. The choices for destination of scanned images are:

  • scan to email;
  • scan to USB;
  • scan to Google Docs;
  • scan to smartphone or tablet via QR code;
  • scan to Fax using a library copy card, charged $1.00 per page, with a minimum $2.00 charge per transmission.
  • scan to print using print allowance where applicable*, or a library copy card charged $.10 for B&W and $.25 for color.

*Please note that users with a NetID can scan to print directly to computing labs at Alexander, Art, Douglass, Kilmer, and LSM.

Fee based scanning is paid for by copy cards, which can be purchased from copy card vending machines located throughout Rutgers University Libraries.


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Networked Printing

Networked printing is available at the following libraries: Alexander Library, Art Library, Chang Science Library, Dana Library-Newark, Douglass Library, Kilmer Library, Library of Science & Medicine, Robeson Library-Camden, SERC, and School of Management and Labor Relations Library.

Black and white print jobs cost $ .10 per page. Color print jobs cost $ .25 per page. Prints may be paid for by copy cards, which can be purchased from copy card vending machines located throughout the Rutgers University Libraries. Students that have RU Express accounts can also use their cards to pay for printing.

Please note: Library computers are able to print to OIT labs within the building at the following libraries: Alexander, Art, Douglass, Kilmer, LSM, and Dana.

Printing from laptops is available by downloading a temporary print driver from the following links, individualized by location as follows:

Alexander http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/print_alex
Art http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/print_art
Chang http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/print_chang
Dana http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/print_dana
Douglass http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/print_douglass
Kilmer http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/print_kilmer
LSM http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/print_lsm
Math http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/print_math
Robeson http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/print_robeson
SERC http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/print_serc
SMLR http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/print_smlr

 


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3D Printing

Make an appointment with Stacey Carton at the Media Center 848-932 5042 or ask for details at the Fordham Commons help desk. We will provide you with the cost for printing your project and set up a printing appointment. Printing costs are $.25/gram, rounded up to the nearest dollar. PLEASE BRING EXACT CHANGE- CASH ONLY.

For more information, please visit: Multimedia Creation Resources at the Fordham Commons: FabLab/Makerspace.


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Microform Printing

Microform equipment is available for use throughout Rutgers University Libraries except for the following libraries: Art Library, Mathematical Sciences Library, Science & Engineering Resource Center, and School of Management and Labor Relations Library.

Copies printed from microform cost $ .20 per page. All copies are paid for by copy cards, which can be purchased from copy card vending machines located throughout the Rutgers University Libraries.

Microform equipment is available for use throughout Rutgers University Libraries. See the "Services Offered by Library" table above for locations.


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Staffed Services

Payment for all staffed services may come in the form of cash or check. Additionally, RU Express is available as a payment option at the Alexander Library Imaging Services office.

Copy Card Purchase Orders

To purchase a copy card with an Internal Purchase order, please submit your purchase order through RIAS. The form can be found under Copy Services - Copycard Purchase.

For further information call 848-932-7940.


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Photocopying

Imaging Services staff will do your photocopying for you during hours of operation at the Imaging Services offices at Alexander Library and Dana Library-Newark. See below for prices:

  less than 50 50 to 100 * more than 100 *
Black and White Prints $ .20 per page/side $ .15 per page/side $ .10 per page/side
Color Prints $ .60 per page/side $ .40 per page/side $ .25 per page/side
Transparencies $1.00 per sheet
Bond paper additional $ .04 per page
Large format printing Available in the Scholarly Communication Center at Alexander Library

* Please note that the reduced rates for photocopying apply to copying that can be done with a sheet feeder only. Hand placement of originals on the flat bed of the copier calls for the higher fee schedule, regardless of the number of copies made.


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Staff Assisted Printing

Use of Alexander Imaging Services office computers is available during hours of operation for printing for special circumstances, (such as duplexing or printing to transparencies).

  less than 50 50 to 100 more than 100
Black and White Prints $ .20 per page/side $ .15 per page/side $ .10 per page/side
Color Prints $ .60 per page/side $ .40 per page/side $ .25 per page/side
Transparencies $1.00 per sheet
Bond paper additional $ .04 per page
Large format printing Available in the Scholarly Communication Center at Alexander Library

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Document Printing and Binding/Theses and Dissertations

During hours of operation the Imaging Services office in the basement level of Alexander Library can bind paper booklets of up to 200 sheets in width by using a comb binder. Comb binding is a quick, easy way to give any document a perfect soft cover "book finish." The fee for this service is $5.00 per bound document. Imaging Services will print documents that require binding for a reduced fee of $.05 per page. All copyright restrictions apply.

Hard cover bindings are also available for between $30 and $50 per copy, (printing included), depending on the number of pages to be bound and type of paper used. For details on this service, please refer to the order form [PDF].


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FAX Services

FAX Service is available at Alexander Library during hours of operation. See below for prices.

  Cost
FAX Sending Domestic $2.00 for the 1st page and $ .50 for each additional page, for Rutgers University and UMDNJ-RWJ faculty, staff, and students

$3.00 for the 1st page, and $1.00 for each additional page, for all others

FAX Sending International $10.00 for the 1st page and $2.00 for each additional page, for all users.
FAX Receiving $1.00 per page (Rutgers University or UMDNJ-RWJ ID required)

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Scanning

Black and white, grayscale or color scanning is available at Alexander Library Imaging Services during hours of operation. Imaging Services staff will scan materials for you for $ .25 per page for sheet fed scans. Overhead book scanning or image editing adds a handling fee of $5.00 per 10 minutes of staff time (minimum of 10 minutes). PDF, JPEG, and TIF formats are available, with resolution up to 600 dpi. Imaging Services staff can run OCR, (optical character recognition), on a scanned file at the customer's request for an additional charge of $5.00 per 10 minutes. Scanned images can be saved to a floppy, CDROM, printed or emailed. Scanning services are available by appointment only.


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Analog to Digital Reformatting

Imaging Services at Alexander Library offers an analog to digital reformatting service. A patron can bring an audio cassette, personal VHS tape or a 16mm film to the library, complete the request form [PDF] and return 5-7 working days later to retrieve the original analog format item and a new digital copy. The patron will be notified when the reformatted copy is available. Payment for this service must be made at time the order is submitted in the form of cash or a personal check made out to Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.

By submitting an order the patron declares and warrants that all materials provided for conversion and/or duplication are not in violation of any copyright laws. The analog format materials submitted must be created by the patron, or the patron has the right to permit Rutgers University Libraries staff to perform duplication services, or the patron has the permission of the copyright owner to duplicate video materials and a written release form is provided.

Your analog to digital conversion will be handled with great care by a qualified technician with many years of experience. However, Rutgers University Libraries are not liable for any damages or losses of any kind to the original VHS tape or 16mm film provided by the patron.

The price for the analog to Digital Reformatting Service is as follows:

  • Audio Cassette: $10 fee for transfer and reformatting of material on a single Audio Cassette to Digital file or CD
  • VHS Tape: $15 fee for transfer and reformatting of material on a single VHS tape to a single DVD
  • 16mm Film: $20 fee for transfer and reformatting of material on a single 16mm film reel to a single DVD

The fees cited above only apply for a single copy order. If you require multiple copies of a CD or DVD produced, please see the CD/DVD Duplication section for prices according to number of duplicates required.


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CD/DVD Duplication

Imaging Services at Alexander Library offers the use of a multi input CD/DVD duplicating computer and a specialized printer for printing directly onto discs. Because of copyright law, only material created by the requester is eligible for duplication. Imaging Services reserves the right to determine whether or not the duplication request is permissible under copyright law.

Examples of acceptable uses of this service include:

  • Students needing multiple copies of a CD for their presentations
  • Faculty members needing to distribute copies of presentations at conferences
  • Student organizations distributing copies of self made films of their events to members
  • Film students needing multiple copies of self made movies for their professional portfolios
  • Student musician needing to distribute copies of self made recordings for a class project

The prices are as follows for CD/DVD duplication:

Number of Discs Cost
1-25 Discs $2.50 per copy
26-50 Discs $13 + $2.00 per copy
51-75 Discs $38 + $1.50 per copy
76-100 Discs $75 + $1.00 per copy
>100 Discs $175 + $.50 per copy

Professional thermal transfer printing to CD only is available for $ .50 per image or text area, (maximum of two of approximately 3/4" x 3" area)
Available colors: Black, Silver, Red, Blue and Green

Adhesive disc label printing is available for $1.00 per disc for both DVDs and CDs.


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Flash drives and CD Sales

During hours of operation Imaging Services supplies flash drives, and CD ROM disks for sale. See below for prices and location:

  Cost Location
Flash drives $15.00 Alexander Imaging Services
CDROM discs $2.00 Alexander Imaging Services

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RU Libraries Merchandise Sales

Items that display historic images taken from materials in Special Collections and University Archives are available for sale at the Imaging Services office at Alexander Library during hours of operation. Merchandise is also available at the Dana Library administration Office. For details see For details see Libraries Notecards, Journals, Wrapping Paper, and Other Products


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Imaging Services Staff

Name Title Email
Darryl Voorhees Library Supervisor darryl.voorhees@rutgers.edu
Maria Pedersen Business Assistant mariaped@rci.rutgers.edu
Drue Williamson Library Associate druew@rci.rutgers.edu
David Augusma Unit Coordinator augusma@rci.rutgers.edu
David Williams Technical Assistant d.williams@rutgers.edu