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*Due to COVID-19 safety restrictions, fewer computers are available for use.*

Printing, Photocopying, and Scanning

A Yale PaperCut account is required to print, copy or scan.  Create an account or download the desktop client at YPPS Print Account Management page.


  • Double-sided B&W copies and prints: $0.10 for the first side, $0.02 for the second side.
  • Single-sided B&W prints and copies: $0.10.
  • 11"x17" copies: $0.20
  • Color printer and copies: $ 0.25 per page
  • Scanning: $ 0.01 per page

Add funds to an existing account

Desktops & Scanners

Please note, there are fewer computers available due to COVID-19 safety

Desktop locations:

  • Across from the Circulation Desk (Main level)
  • Information Commons on (E-level)
  • 24/7 Room (E-level)

Scanner locations:

  • 24/7 Room (E-level)
  • Outside Walk-In Computer Support Center (E-level)

When the library is closed, the 24/7 Room can be accessed through an outside door in the back corridor off the main Sterling Hall of Medicine stairway with a Yale ID card.

Data should never be stored on Medical Library computers. For a complete list of software and hardware, view this document. If you need technical support, contact the ITS Help Desk.         

Borrow a Laptop (Medical Center Students Only)

Medical Center students may borrow a laptop for up to 5 days. To borrow a laptop, visit the Circulation Desk. You will need to fill out a basic user agreement.

Laptops may not be renewed. A one-day wait period will be applied before another laptop can be loaned out to the same student.

Laptops are not HIPAA Compliant devices and ePHI should not be stored or accessed on them.

Models include: Lenovo Thinkpad T450s or T470s and 13in MacBook Pros

Other Equipment for Loan

This equipment is available for loan at the Medical Library Circulation Desk. All Yale students, faculty and staff are eligible to borrow this equipment. Equipment can be reserved for a specific date through the Circulation Desk staff.
CHARGERS (Loan Period: 4 hours)
  • Apple chargers (iPad, iPhone, MacBook); Android chargers (micro USB, USB-C); Lenovo Laptop Charger; USB-C Laptop Charger 

MAC/PC DISPLAY ADAPTERS (Loan Period: 24 hours)

  • Mini Display Port to VGA/HDMI; USB-C to Multi Adapter/VGA; iPad/iPhone to VGA; HDMI to VGA & Audio; HDMI cable

CAMERAS & CAMCORDERS (Loan period: 3 days)

All cameras and camcorders include SD card, component cables, and charger

  • Canon Powershot SD790; Canon Powershot SD1200; GoPro Hero5 Black; Canon Vixia HFG220 HD Camcorder

TRIPODS & DOLLIES (Loan period: 3 days)

  • Manfrotto 3251 / 328 RC4 Tripod (max. height of 217.2cm, 13.5lb); Sunpak 8001 UT Tripod (max. height of 149.9cm; 3.3lb); Davis & Sanford W3 Universal Folding Tripod Dolly (width: 31in.; 7lbs.)

AUDIO (Loan period: 3 days)

  • Azden Wlx Pro Wireless Lavalier Microphone; Rode Directional Video Condenser Microphone; Audio-Technica Shotgun Microphone; K&M Microphone Stand w/ Boom; Olympus Voice Recorder


  • Epson PowerLite 720c/730c Projector; Westcott #750 7ft Light Stand; Savage Infinity Green Screen w/ stands; HappyLight