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Services > Printing, scanning and photocopying

Printing and Photocopying Guidelines

  • A username and password are required for authorized users to login to LAU Libraries computers/printers/photocopiers.
  • Each valid library end-user will be granted certain amount of copies as per below table:
  Fall Spring Summer   
Undergraduate 300 pages 300 pages 150 pages  
Graduate 400 pages 400 pages 200 pages
Medical 750 pages per year
Alumni 100 pages per year
Research Centers and Institutions 1,500 pages per year
Students enrolled in other Institutions 500 pages per year
Individual researchers 60 pages per day

Should you use your grant, you can refill LAU Libraries print account credits using the Credit Request Form . You can also check your print/photocopy balance at any digital device. A user may purchase:

Pages Charges
50 pages $2.5
100 pages $5.0
150 pages $7.5
200 pages $10.0
250 pages $12.5
300 pages $15.0
One page A4 (black & white) $0.05
One page A4 (color) $0.25
One page A3 (black & white) $0.10
One page A3 (color) $0.5

Kindly note the following:

  • Any online credit request is automatically added to the student’s statement of fees.
  • “Use it or lose it”. Unused credits will not be carried forward from semester to semester.
  • A refund will be given in case of equipment malfunction only.
  • Any problems with the printers/photocopiers or the Credit Request Form should be reported to the Library IT Helpdesk at extensions 1645 (Beirut) or 2948 (Byblos).

The print management system and associated guidelines were approved by the relevant university departments: Business Office, IT Department and Libraries.

N.B: Faculty and staff may print free of charge.


LAU Libraries provide free of charge  self-service scanners for Library users. Users may scan documents into different file formats that can be stored on a USB drive or sent via email. 

For assistance please refer to Library IT Helpdesk at extension 1645 (Beirut) or 2948 (Byblos)

Users’ Responsibilities

The Lebanese American University Libraries abide by the “Fair Use” provisions of the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17). If a user makes a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of “fair use”, he or she may be liable for copyright infringement. The institution reserves the right to refuse a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.

Quick access

Submit a credit request form.