Microfiche

Microform Viewing and Printing

The Health Sciences Library has a Microfilm ScanPro2000 (microfilm and microfiche) available for public use. It is located at the "hslscanner" computer station in the Commons area.

To View Microform

  • Logon to the "hslscanner" computer workstation.
  • Open PowerScan2000 on the desktop screen.
  • Select tab that matches your microform.
  • Pull out the loading tray on the ScanPro2000 unit to lift the top glass plate.
    • To load microfilm: follow the diagrams on the load/uptake reels. The film goes between the top and bottom glass plates.
    • To load microfiche: place the sheet between the top and bottom glass plates (usually with top of fiche facing towards you).
  • Adjust the loading tray and/or advance the reel until the desired image is visible on the computer screen.
  • Use the tab buttons (Home, Adjust, File, Setup) to adjust the image as needed. A printed guide is located on the desk.
  • Use the computer mouse to navigate content viewing on the screen.

To Save:

  • Click on the File tab
  • Click the Scan to Drive#1 to save the image in the My Scan folder located on the desktop. Click Scan to Drive#2 to save to USB key.

To Print:

  • To print - open the saved file - select print
  • Select printer from the drop down menu:
  • Commonqueue - 5 cents per side - use print card and pick up in photocopy room
  • Commonqueue2 - 5 cents per side - use print card and pick up in photocopy room
  • HSL_BackupPrinter - 10 cents per side/B&W - pick up at Lending Services
  • HP Business Inkjet 1200 - 20 cents per sheet/colour - pick up at Lending Services
  • Click OK/Print

Warning:

Use of this machine is governed by the provisions of the Canadian Copyright Act. 
For further information, review the University's Copyright policy or consult the University's Copyright Officer at 864-2089.