Computers, Scanners, Printers

Public Workstations

There are computer workstations located near the Circulation Desk, in the Library Instruction Room (L-107), in the Trowbridge Reference Room, and on the ground floor near the stacks. All workstations run on Windows 7, are equipped with Microsoft Office desktop applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and print to the printer on the 2nd floor in the Trowbridge Reference Room (outside the elevator).

If you need access to a computer equipped with special software for persons with disabilities, please ask at the Circulation Desk, call (203) 432-5288, or email


Book scanners are located on the Library's first floor, one outside and one inside Room L-107, and in Special Collections (ground floor). All scanning is self-service and free of charge.


You can print from a public computer or your own laptop computer to a BluePrint printing cluster located on the second floor of the Library (outside the elevator).

Detailed instructions instructions on PaperCut setup and operations may be found here.


    To photocopy or scan a document from a PaperCut/BluePrint cluster: (1) Wave your Yale Photo ID card in front of the sensor (or use the login/logout key on the control panel); (2) On the screen, select Use Device Function, then Copy or Scanner; (3) Press the START button; (4) Pay attention to the blinking message that says After scanning last original, press #; (5) When you are done copying or scanning, press the Other Function button on the left-hand side control panel, and Logout.

    Library patrons who make use of photocopying facilities are expected to abide by the regulations of the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). Any violations of the Copyright Law at self-service machines are the responsibility of the reader and are not the responsibility of the Yale Divinity School Library.