When using scanners or copy-machines the copyright laws must be considered.


Self-service copy-machines are available in the main library (copy-card and coin operated).

  • 1 BOKU copy machine.
  • 1 copy machine from Facultas.
  • 1 book scanner.

Copy-cards for the Facultas copy machines are available at:
- The information desk in the main library (only copy-cards for € 10/145 copies).
- Facultas BOKU-Shop II (Muthgasse 18, A-1190 Wien).


With this scanner it is possible to scan books, journals, photos, maps and the like up to DIN A2 in colour or black/white. The user-interface, available in German and English, is easy to use.
The scans can be saved as TIF, JPG and PDF files either on an USB-Stick or on other memory cards. Special software provides book curve correction, finger removal, automatic page finding/recognition and adaptation of page sizes.

The colour book-scanner is located in the main library and can be used after registration at the information-desk free of charge during the opening hours.


The library provides a fax-machine, which is located in the lending department of the main library. Fax can be sent or received without charge. For more information please contact the lending department.