Printing, Copying and Scanning

Just use your ecUM or library card to make printouts or copies in any of the libraries. Printing or copying one page costs 4 cent which are debited from your virtual print account. In addition, it is also possible and free of charge to save your scans on USB sticks or send them to your university e-mail address.

You can top up your virtual print account with a pre-selected amount at all self-service terminals. You can then use this amount for printing and copying. On the Papercut website, you can see the balance available on your print account.

Printing from the library’s computers

You can send print jobs from any of the library’s computers. You will then be able to print out your documents within 48 hours using any copier in the library.

Printing and copying instructions (PDF, 125 KB, German and English)

Printing from mobile devices

If you are a member of the University of Mannheim, you can also send print jobs from your own device if you are connected to the network of the University of Mannheim.

Please upload your pdf or xps files on the Papercut website. You will then be able to print out your documents within 48 hours using any copier in the library.

Printing instructions for mobile end devices (PDF, 186 KB)

Scanning

Scanned pages are converted to either a tiff, jpeg or pdf.

Scanners

All libraries provide use of black and white and color scanners. Scanned pages can be saved to a USB flash drive. You can also email scanned pages as an attachment to your university e-mail address. You cannot email scanned pages to other e-mail addresses.

Copiers

To login to the copier, you need your ecUM or library card and sufficient balance on your virtual print account. You can save your black and white or color scanned pages to a USB flash drive or email them to your university e-mail address. You cannot email scanned pages to your private e-mail address.

Login to the copier (PDF, 125 KB)