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KIC Scanner - Oversize Document & Book Scanner

Knowledge Imaging Center (KIC) self-service document scanners are located on

  • 1st floor, Information Commons public computer lab section.
  • 3rd floor, in Documents, Law, and Maps Room 305. 

Materials that are scanned can be...

  • Emailed
  • Saved to USB flash drives (You must provide your own)
  • Saved to Cloud Storage (Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive (non-ETSU accounts), and Box).



You can scan books and magazines face-up, both color and black-and-white. The system scans both pages and automatically splits them into separate images.

  • scan large documents like newspapers and maps. The scan area is 17 x 24 inches.
  • save files as images (TIFF, PNG, JPG), documents (Word, PDF), or text-to-speech audio (MP3).

Change your Google account settings to save files to Google Docs before you try it from the scanner:

  1. Login to your Google account.
  2. Go to Sign-in & Security > Connected apps & sites and change Allow less secure apps from OFF to ON.
  3. When you're finished using the KIC scanner, login to your Google account and turn Allow less secure apps back to OFF.
  4. If you are logged in to your Google account you can turn this setting on and off easily by visiting

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