University of Bath

How to photocopy double sided

Demonstration of how to photocopy double sided original items using the campus copier machines.

About double sided copying

  • From the home screen, select Copy
  • Place your item face down on the glass. Ensure that the top left corner lines up with the green arrow
  • Close the lid.
  • Select 2-Sided Copy
  • A green tick will appear against the 2-Sided Copy selection.
  • Select Start to scan.
  • The photocopier will scan the first side. Once completed, the screen will display the following message: Place next original. Press [Start]
  • Don’t select the Read-End option yet or your print job will finish!
  • Turn to the next page/s you wish to scan, place the item as before.
  • Close the copier lid.
  • Select Start to scan the second side.
  • Once scanned, select Read-End. Your double-sided copy will print out.

The video below demonstrates how you can copy chapters from books or journal articles across multiple pages to double-sided sheets.