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We recommend that you save your documents in your OneDrive or Google Drive cloud storage where they can be easily accessed by any networked computer on campus.
 
We recommend that you save your documents in your OneDrive or Google Drive cloud storage where they can be easily accessed by any networked computer on campus.
  
*Choosing the [http://www.middlebury.edu/offices/technology/help/technology/printing/locations#Library_Printers '''Library_Printers'''] or [http://www.middlebury.edu/offices/technology/help/technology/printing/locations#Non_Library_Printers '''Non_Library_Printers'''] print queues on our Papercut server allows you to go to [http://www.middlebury.edu/offices/technology/help/technology/printing/locations#public_printers any participating print release station] to release your print job(s)!  
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*Choosing the [https://www.middlebury.edu/office/information-technology-services/services/printing/printer-locations#library_printers-black-white '''Library_Printers'''] or [https://www.middlebury.edu/office/information-technology-services/services/printing/printer-locations#non_library_printers-black-white '''Non_Library_Printers'''] print queues on our Papercut server allows you to go to [https://www.middlebury.edu/office/information-technology-services/services/printing/printer-locations#public-printer-copier-locations any participating print release station] to release your print job(s)!  
 
*'''At Bread Loaf''', the Davison Library has a black & white printer/scanner/copier (BL0004) and the Apple Cellar has a black and white printer/scanner/copier (BL0005) and a color printer/scanner/copier (BL0006). Note that the Bread Loaf printers do not require you to use a print release station.  
 
*'''At Bread Loaf''', the Davison Library has a black & white printer/scanner/copier (BL0004) and the Apple Cellar has a black and white printer/scanner/copier (BL0005) and a color printer/scanner/copier (BL0006). Note that the Bread Loaf printers do not require you to use a print release station.  
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
== Option 1 - Print from your own computer using Mobility Print ==
 
== Option 1 - Print from your own computer using Mobility Print ==
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Visit [http://go.middlebury.edu/mobileprint '''http://go/mobileprint/'''] for instructions on how to set up printers on macOS and Windows computers, then say "goodbye" to Web Print. 
 
Visit [http://go.middlebury.edu/mobileprint '''http://go/mobileprint/'''] for instructions on how to set up printers on macOS and Windows computers, then say "goodbye" to Web Print. 
  
A '''[http://www.middlebury.edu/system/files/media/Handout-How%20to%20Print%20at%20Middlebury%20v22.pdf printer-friendly handout]''' is also available, if you prefer.<br/> <br/> '''Important notes:'''
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A '''[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/LIS/images/0/0c/Handout-How_to_Print_at_Middlebury_S2020.pdf printer-friendly handout]''' is also available, if you prefer.<br/> <br/> '''Important notes:'''
  
 
*Mobility Print is '''not''' intended for use on college-owned computers as these can already connect easily to networked printers. Refer to [http://go.middlebury.edu/print?win '''http://go/print?win/'''] or [http://go.middlebury.edu/print?mac '''http://go/print?mac/'''] for details.  
 
*Mobility Print is '''not''' intended for use on college-owned computers as these can already connect easily to networked printers. Refer to [http://go.middlebury.edu/print?win '''http://go/print?win/'''] or [http://go.middlebury.edu/print?mac '''http://go/print?mac/'''] for details.  
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== Option 2 - Print from a lab or public computer ==
 
== Option 2 - Print from a lab or public computer ==
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#Access and open your document from the cloud, from your USB drive, or from wherever you stored it.  
 
#Access and open your document from the cloud, from your USB drive, or from wherever you stored it.  
 
#Print your document. In most programs you can do this by choosing '''File''' -> '''Print''' or by pressing the appropriate shortcut keys.  
 
#Print your document. In most programs you can do this by choosing '''File''' -> '''Print''' or by pressing the appropriate shortcut keys.  
#*Specify which pages you want to print, then choose [http://www.middlebury.edu/offices/technology/help/technology/printing/locations#Library_Printers '''Library_Printers'''] or [http://www.middlebury.edu/offices/technology/help/technology/printing/locations#Non_Library_Printers '''Non_Library_Printers'''] from the drop-down list.<br/> (Note: For Windows users, queue names are followed by '''on papercut'''.)  
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#*Specify which pages you want to print, then choose [https://www.middlebury.edu/office/information-technology-services/services/printing/printer-locations#library_printers-black-white '''Library_Printers'''] or [https://www.middlebury.edu/office/information-technology-services/services/printing/printer-locations#non_library_printers-black-white '''Non_Library_Printers'''] from the drop-down list.<br/> (Note: For Windows users, queue names are followed by '''on papercut'''.)  
 
#*Choosing another printer is possible but these two queues give you the greatest flexibility as you can release your print job from any associated release station.   
 
#*Choosing another printer is possible but these two queues give you the greatest flexibility as you can release your print job from any associated release station.   
#Proceed to a [http://www.middlebury.edu/offices/technology/help/technology/printing/printrelease '''Print Release Station'''] associated with your printer selection. (After 24 hours have elapsed your print job will be erased from the system.)  
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#Proceed to a [https://www.middlebury.edu/office/information-technology-services/services/printing/print-release-stations '''Print Release Station'''] associated with your printer selection. (After 24 hours have elapsed your print job will be erased from the system.)  
 
#Log into the '''Print Release Station''' on or near the printer using your Middlebury username and password.  
 
#Log into the '''Print Release Station''' on or near the printer using your Middlebury username and password.  
 
#Release your print job by selecting “'''Print'''”.  
 
#Release your print job by selecting “'''Print'''”.  
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== What happened to Web Print? ==
 
== What happened to Web Print? ==
  
<span style="color:red">The Web Print service has been discontinued, effective June 2019.</span> Please take advantage of our superior [http://go.middlebury.edu/mobileprint Mobility Print] service instead (option 1, above).
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<span style="color:red">The Web Print service has been discontinued, effective June 2019.</span> Please take advantage of our superior [http://go.middlebury.edu/mobileprint Mobility Print] service instead (see option 1, above).
  
 
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== Where can I release my print jobs? ==
 
== Where can I release my print jobs? ==
  
*Locations for jobs sent to [http://www.middlebury.edu/offices/technology/help/technology/printing/locations#Library_Printers '''Library_Printers''']  
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*Locations for jobs sent to [https://www.middlebury.edu/office/information-technology-services/services/printing/printer-locations#library_printers-black-white '''Library_Printers''']  
*Locations for jobs sent to [http://www.middlebury.edu/offices/technology/help/technology/printing/locations#Non_Library_Printers '''Non_Library_Printers''']  
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*Locations for jobs sent to [https://www.middlebury.edu/office/information-technology-services/services/printing/printer-locations#non_library_printers-black-white '''Non_Library_Printers''']  
*View [http://www.middlebury.edu/offices/technology/help/technology/printing/locations#public_printers '''Complete list'''] of Printer and Release Station Locations  
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*View [https://www.middlebury.edu/office/information-technology-services/services/printing/printer-locations#public-printer-copier-locations '''Complete list'''] of Printer and Release Station Locations  
  
 
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== Additional Resources ==
 
== Additional Resources ==
  
*[http://www.middlebury.edu/offices/technology/help/technology/printing/print_cost Printing Cost & Quota Information]  
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*[https://www.middlebury.edu/office/information-technology-services/services/printing/print-and-copy-costs Printing Cost & Quota Information]  
*[http://www.middlebury.edu/offices/technology/help/technology/printing/PaperCut Managing Your Account on Papercut]  
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*[https://www.middlebury.edu/office/information-technology-services/services/printing/papercut-managing-your-account Managing Your Account on Papercut]  
  
 
[[Category:Helpdesk Documentation]] [[Category:Printers]] [[Category:Public Search]] [[Category:Printing]]
 
[[Category:Helpdesk Documentation]] [[Category:Printers]] [[Category:Public Search]] [[Category:Printing]]

Latest revision as of 11:15, 31 January 2020

We recommend that you save your documents in your OneDrive or Google Drive cloud storage where they can be easily accessed by any networked computer on campus.

  • Choosing the Library_Printers or Non_Library_Printers print queues on our Papercut server allows you to go to any participating print release station to release your print job(s)!
  • At Bread Loaf, the Davison Library has a black & white printer/scanner/copier (BL0004) and the Apple Cellar has a black and white printer/scanner/copier (BL0005) and a color printer/scanner/copier (BL0006). Note that the Bread Loaf printers do not require you to use a print release station.

 

Option 1 - Print from your own computer using Mobility Print

Mobility Print enables you to install print queues on your personally-owned computer through a one-time process, then print directly from your applications using File/Print thereafter. Unlike with WebPrint, you’ll be able to print in a variety of ways -- specific pages, single- or double-sided, color or black and white -- all without the need to upload your files.

Visit http://go/mobileprint/ for instructions on how to set up printers on macOS and Windows computers, then say "goodbye" to Web Print. 

A printer-friendly handout is also available, if you prefer.

Important notes:

  • Mobility Print is not intended for use on college-owned computers as these can already connect easily to networked printers. Refer to http://go/print?win/ or http://go/print?mac/ for details.
  • ITS does not currently support Mobility Print from iOS, Android, Chrome OS, or Linux.

 


Option 2 - Print from a lab or public computer

  1. Log in to a college computer in the library or any of our public computer labs. Be sure to use your own Middlebury username and password - if someone else was using the computer before you and forgot to logout, log them out first!
  2. Access and open your document from the cloud, from your USB drive, or from wherever you stored it.
  3. Print your document. In most programs you can do this by choosing File -> Print or by pressing the appropriate shortcut keys.
    • Specify which pages you want to print, then choose Library_Printers or Non_Library_Printers from the drop-down list.
      (Note: For Windows users, queue names are followed by on papercut.)
    • Choosing another printer is possible but these two queues give you the greatest flexibility as you can release your print job from any associated release station.
  4. Proceed to a Print Release Station associated with your printer selection. (After 24 hours have elapsed your print job will be erased from the system.)
  5. Log into the Print Release Station on or near the printer using your Middlebury username and password.
  6. Release your print job by selecting “Print”.

 

 

What happened to Web Print?

The Web Print service has been discontinued, effective June 2019. Please take advantage of our superior Mobility Print service instead (see option 1, above).

 

Where can I release my print jobs?

 

Please conserve resources!

You can reduce the environmental impact of printing your papers by following some simple recommendations:

  • Use Print Preview (under the File menu) to see how your document looks before printing.
  • Always print double-sided. This is the default on Middlebury College’s printers.
  • Don’t print e-reserve or other web source material unless truly necessary. Instead of printing the entire document, take notes while reading it on the computer to help you remember important points.
  • When printing a draft, print multiple pages on one sheet. This can be surprisingly readable at 2-4 pages per sheet. It becomes a tremendous paper-saving technique when combined with double-sided printing!
  • Please print only one copy of your documents then use the copy machines to generate additional copies, if needed.

 


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