Loyola University Chicago

Information Technology Services

Scanning

Epson scanners are available for use by Students, Staff, and Faculty in the following locations:

  • Information Commons 2nd Floor (iMacs on north side are connected to scanners, see DMS Print & Design Advisor at 2nd floor service desk for assistance)
  • Mundelein 703, 706, and 709
  • Corboy Law Center 608

 Alumni and Guests can use the scanning function on the Ricoh copiers in the following locations:

  • Information Commons 2nd Floor
  • Corboy Law Center 6th Floor Lewis Library

These Ricoh copiers are not supported by Digital Media Services. Please contact a library staff member for assistance.

 

There are two programs that allow scanning: Adobe Acrobat Pro and EPSON Scan. Adobe Acrobat Pro is recommended for scanning documents while EPSON Scan is recommended for scanning images. See instructions below.

 

Scanning Using Adobe Acrobat

Using Spotlight Search (Command + Space) on the connected iMac, open "Adobe Acrobat Pro"  
Wait to be prompted to sign into Adobe Creative Cloud and sign in by first typing in your UVID@luc.edu address, this should then redirect you to a Loyola Single-Sign On window  
Sign in using your UVID and password on the Single-Sign On Page  
Now, you should have full access to Adobe Acrobat Pro's functionalities  
In the top menu, go to File > Create > PDF from Scanner  
Select scanner "EPSON Perfect V600 (ICA)" from the drop-down menu. On this screen, you can also further customize your scanned document with options for quality, scanning multiple pages, and OCR.  
Loan your material on the scanner and click "Scan"  
Double-click "EPSON Perfect V600" under "Devices" and click "Scan"  
Rearrange pages and make edits as necessary in your scanned document on Adobe Acrobat PDF  
When you are ready to save your finished scanned document, go to File > Save As... Now, you can send or print the document from your saved location.  
Don't forget to take your original document from the scanner when you're done!  

 Scanning in Full Auto Mode (EPSON Scan)

Locate the Epson Scan application (for Macs use the spotlight search, for PCs search in the start menu.) Epson Scan App icon 
If a pop up appears asking if you want to use the scanner with TWAIN, select "Yes" TWAIN pop up
Click the "Scan", your image will scan and save to a file.  Scan button

Multi-Page Scanning

Locate the Epson Scan application (for Macs use the spotlight search, for PCs search in the start menu.) Epson Scan App icon 
If a pop up appears asking if you want to use the scanner with TWAIN, select "Yes" TWAIN pop up
Change the mode to "Home"  Home mode
Set the document type to "Magazine"  Type to Magazine
Click the folder icon in the bottom right corner. Change the Image Format Type to PDF, then click "OK"  Change image type
Click "Preview" to begin the scan.  Preview
After previewing hit "Scan" and then "OK" to begin scanning.  Scan button
After scanning the first page a dialog box will appear, select "Add Page" to scan an additional page into the same document.  Add Page
When you have scanned all your pages select "Save File"