Fax Services Online and In-Branch Scanning Instructions

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Access Free online fax services and scan documents at the library.

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Printer Scanning Instructions

Scanning is available on the copiers at all Gwinnett County Public Library Branches.

Scanned pages can be saved to a flash drive or they can be sent directly to an email address.

To scan to an email:

  • Touch the “Email” button on the touchscreen of the copy machine
  • Place documents face up in the document feeder (if you have double sided pages you will have to do these individually)
  • Tap “Touch to add address” and add the email address to which you need to send the files
  • Tap Subject heading to add a Subject heading
  • Tap File name to add a name for your scanned file
  • Once you have entered all of this information you can touch the Start button to scan your documents

To scan files to a flash drive:

  • Insert the flash drive into the USB port on the front of the machine
  • Touch the “Scan to Ext. Memory” button.
  • Place documents FACE UP in the document feeder of the copier.
  • Tap the File name box to add a name to your scanned filed
  • Press the Start Button.
  • If you want to preview the file, Press Preview.
  • Press START to begin the scan.
  • Scanning will begin.
  • When scanning is complete, remember to remove the flash drive.

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Online Faxing Services

Got Free Fax

2 free faxes per day
3 pages limit per fax
Total file size up to 20MB

  • Sender must provide an email address.
  • Accepted formats for faxing include: DOC, DOCX, ODT, RTF, and PDF.
  • Faxes may be sent anywhere in the United States and Canada.
  • Sender will receive email confirmation. Must click on link to confirm before fax will send.
  • Sender will receive an emailed “fax sent successfully” notice.
  • No ads are included.

Fax Zero

5 free faxes per day
3 pages limit per fax
Total file size up to 20MB

  • Sender must provide an email address.
  • Sender must enter a Captcha code.
  • Accepted formats for faxing include: DOC, DOCX, RTF, PNG, JPG, XLS, SLSX, TXT PDF TXT, HTML, TIF, BMP, GIF, PPT, and VSD.
  • Faxes may be sent anywhere in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada.
  • Sender will be sent an email confirmation. Must click on link to confirm before fax will send.
  • Sender will receive an emailed “fax sent successfully” notice.
  • Fax displays brief ad on the cover sheet.

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TechStation Scanning Instructions

  • Log into the Techstation, using your library card number and PIN
  • Select MP Navigator EX from the dock at the bottom of the screen
  • Select Scan Photos and Documents
  • The default Document Type is Color Document but you can select Color Photo, Black and White Photo, Black and White Document, Magazine or Plain Text
  • Place document face down and upside down onto the scanner glass
  • After each scanned document you will be prompted to scan again or exit
  • When you select Exit you will have the opportunity to save the file
    • You can opt to save as a PDF – a window will appear asking you to name the file; at the bottom of this window select the location where you want to save (we recommend selecting Documents or Desktop because it can be easier to find)
    • You can also opt to save your scan as a Word Document, Excel File, Image File, Rich Text Format or a Plain Text File.
    • If you need to attach the saved file to an email you can open your email, start composing a message and drag the file into the email body
  • If you have scanned a resume and saved it as a PDF you have the option to convert it to a Word document so that it may be edited.
    • Open the PDF file and select Save As and the option to save it as a Word Document will appear
  • If you have scanned a document and you would like to be able to fill it out, you can use Save As to save your scanned document as a Reader Extended PDF which gives you the option to add text to an otherwise unfillable document.

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Need a Fax Center? These businesses are located throughout Gwinnett County.

FedEx Office

The UPS Store

Staples Business Center

Pak Mail
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