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The Health Sciences Library provides computers, software, multifunctional devices and other cutting-edge technology to support the McMaster community.


Print, Copy & Scan

Device Locations

The Health Sciences Library provides access to printers, copiers and scanners using the campus-wide networked PrintSmart system.

Device Locations

  • Upper Level - Learning Commons - 2 dedicated printers
  • Upper Level - Reserve & Multimedia Room - 1 printer/copier/scanner
  • Lower Level - HSC 1B12 - 1 printer/copier/scanner

Using Printsmart

Using Printsmart

Visit the University Library's Print/Copy/Scan for details on how to create an account, add funds and other FAQs about printing, scanning and photocopying on campus. 

Printing, Photocopying & Scanning

Something went wrong with my print job.  What should I do?

Visit PrintSmart to make sure you are following the instructions correctly. If the problem persists, submit the Report a Problem form to PrintSmart.

Where can I find more help?

Visit the Health Sciences Library Service Desk for additional help.

Charging Stations

Using Charging Stations

The library provides access to 6 self-serve charging lockers. Charging stations are located beside the print station on the upper level of the library.

Using Charging Stations

  • Lockers are available for use during regular opening hours.
  • The charging lockers are available free of charge to all library users.
  • You can access your locker at any time during the charging process.
  • Lockers are for personal electronic devices only. All other items are prohibited.
  • The library is not responsible for any lost, damaged or stolen items caused by using the charging station.
  • Be aware of the library's charging station regulations prior to use.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen to charge devices.
  • Each locker comes with:
    • Apple Lightning Cable (MFI)
    • USB-C Cable
    • MicroUSB Cable


What happens if I forget my code?

Fill out the Charging Station Problem form at the library Service Desk. Mobile devices will only be retrieved Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. by authorized library staff. Users must be present when devices are retrieved.

What happens if I forget my device in the charging station?

Devices left in the charging stations for more than one business day will be turned over to Hamilton Health Sciences Security.