Instructional Media Center (IMC)


IMC is a full service copy center for use by Laney college’s faculty, administration and staff.

Services Provided:

  • Single and doubled sided copies
  • Black and White copies
  • Limited color copying
  • Three-hole punch, binding (staples only), and lamination
  • Scanning documents to pdf format
  • Course work production
  • Secured and test and exam copying
  • IMC does print transparency

Laney College, 900 Fallon Street, Library ( L-115), Oakland, CA 94607
IMC is located on the Lower Level of the Library ( L-115)

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday    7:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Saturday  Closed
Sunday Closed

During Library closure between semesters, hours are 8 AM – 4.30 PM.  Please call or email IMC to gain entrance.

Telephone: 510-464-3489

Requesting Services

All orders are processed on a “first come, first served” basis.  To request service please email IMC Job Request Form and documents to the copy center:; or you may submit the IMC Job Request form and documents over the counter during IMC’s hours of operation.

Please consider the following before submitting your request:

  • Please submit copy requests two weeks before the start of the semester
  • All requests over 31 original pages require a Dean’s approval
  • All requests for over 100 copies requires a two day wait
  • All flyers must include non-discrimination statement
  • All copies of student work must have written permission from the student to be copied
  • The IMC only prints copies for use in the classroom. We do not print anything containing personal information
  • Students can only pick up copies when IMC staff is notified in advance
  • Name of TA’s should be sent to IMC staff in the beginning of the semester
  • Students cannot request copies for teachers under any circumstances (excluding: Student workers for Health, Welcome Center, etc…)
  • If you need a copy of a story or a book published by a teacher, the approval of the dean is needed
  • Submit only “copy-ready” documents. IMC staff cannot copy directly from bound sources or websites.
  • Test and exams have no hold period they are first come, first serve
  • ONLY instructors can pick up exams
  • All documents submitted for copying must be in compliance with copy right law (see guidelines below)
  • All copy requests of secondary sources must include a copyright form at time request is submitted

Staff Contact

Alain Tumbalongo
Duplicating Services Technician
Phone: (510) 464-3489

Taylor Lyons
Duplicating Services Technician
Phone: (510) 464-3230


Student Permission to Copy Form

IMC Copyright Compliance Form

IMC Request Form

IMC Service Cost


IMC Guidelines for Copyright

U.S. Copyright Office Fair Use Policy