Printing, Photocopying, & Scanning

The Library provides printing, photocopying, and scanning services (please note that Fax is not available).

How to Print?

To print out documents, YCCECE students and staff can:

  1. Use College desktop computers (at the Library or Student Learning Commons)
  2. Use your own laptop (See: Connect Printer for Windows notebook users)
  3. Insert an USB into the printer (Accepted format: PDF, Compact PDF, JPEG, TIFF, XPS, Compact XPS, OOXML (.docx/.xlsx/.pptx), and PPML (.ppml/.vdx/.zip))

Printing Instruction

  1. Select Printer [StudentPrint on Papercut] in your document and click [Print]
  2. Login to the printer by tapping your Student / Staff College ID Card or manually input ID and password
  3. Tap [Menu] on the top right corner of the user panel
  4. Tap [Release]
  5. You should be able to see a list of your print jobs

For more details on printing instructions, please see the Step-by- step Printing Guide.

How to make a Photocopy?

To make a photocopy, YCCECE students and staff can:

  1. Login to the printer by tapping your Student / Staff College ID Card or manually input ID and password
  2. Place the document on the glass pane, put the side to photocopy facing down the pane
  3. Press [Start]

For more photocopying arrangement e.g. two-sided, colour, please see the Quick User Guide.

Printing & Photocopying Charges

    A4 paper​ A3 paper  
Print One Sided
Print on Both Sides
Print One Sided
Print on Both Sides
Black & White $0.3 $0.4 $0.5  $0.7
Color $2.0 $3.0  $3.0 $5.0 



Only print quota can be used to pay for printing & photocopying. 

Print Quota

The College has given each student a free and non-refundable HK$100 print quota at the beginning of each academic year. Once used up, students can purchase additional print quota at the Library counter.

Check print quota balance

  1. Go to this link: http://papercut:9191/user
  2. Login using your YCCECE Student ID and email password
  3. You should see the balances for the free print quota (Free) and the additional purchased quota (Credit)

Top-up print quota

  • The minimum top-up amount is HK$10 and each top-up must be in round number (e.g. $10, $20, $30)
  • Only Octopus Card payment is accepted
  • The added print quota is non-refundable

Locations of Printer & Photocopier

With A4 & A3 paper sizes, black & white, and color printing

  • One in the Library
  • One in Student Learning Commons

Be a Fair User of Copyrighted Materials

Under the Copyright Ordinance Section 38 - Research and private study and Section 41A - Fair dealing for purposes of giving or receiving instruction, used of copyright works to a reasonable extent for the purposes of private study or research will not constitute copyright infringement.

Please read the Guidelines on Photocopying of Printed Works by Not-for-Profit Educational Establishments to know more about making photocopies of copyrighted materials such as books.

Information extracted from "Hong Kong’s Amended Copyright Law: a Guide for Teachers and Students".

To decide whether an act of dealing with a copyright work is “fair”, you need to consider all the circumstances, in particular:

  • the purpose and nature of the dealing, including whether such dealing is for non profit-making purpose and whether it is of a commercial nature;
  • the nature of the work; the amount and substantiality of the portion dealt with in relation to the work as a whole;
  • and the effect of the dealing on the potential market for or value of the work.

The following examples would be considered “fair”:

  • a student copying a small portion of a copyright work and incorporating it in his project for illustration with acknowledgement of the source of the work.
  • a teacher including a short clip of a film, which is not being currently shown in cinemas, for illustration in his teaching presentation. The title of the film, the producer and the principal director must be acknowledged.

The following examples would NOT be considered “fair”:

  • a student copying the whole or a large portion of a textbook because he believes the textbook is too expensive (this is not fair dealing because the amount is too great and the market for the book was adversely affected).
  • a teacher playing a DVD of a currently shown movie in class for students’ entertainment after exams were over (this is not fair dealing because it is a currently shown movie and it was not used for an educational purpose).