Making a copy

These web pages provide information about photocopying, printing and imaging services for all of the Bodleian Libraries, including how to use our PCAS (Print, Copy and Scan) system and the use of digital cameras and personal scanners.

Photocopying, Printing and Scanning

General information on our photocopying, printing and scanning services.

PCAS (Print, Copy & Scan)

Information on how you can print, copy and scan within the libraries using our PCAS system (including PCAS Terms & Conditions).

Digital Cameras and Personal Scanners

You may use these to make copies of printed material in the Bodleian Libraries, with some exceptions.

Imaging Services 

Information on how to obtain photographic-quality reproductions and permission to use them.

Scan & Deliver

Scan & Deliver is an electronic document delivery service items held in the Bodleian Libraries Book Storage Facility. Instead of requesting the physical item to a reading room, you can request scans of sections direct to your desktop.


There are limits to how much can be legally copied from a single document; please see our copyright pages for more information.

For details of services in a specific library, please refer to the website of the library which you intend to use. See the complete list of Oxford University libraries.

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