Scanners are available for public use in the library. They are availabe as part of the Savin Copiers that are near the reference desk on the main level of the library. For more info, see this guide: http://ric.libguides.com/copiers
There is also a scanner in the Student Government Office on the fourth floor of the student Union. For more information please call the Student Government Office at 401-456-8088.