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Copying, Printing, Scanning, and Faxing in the Libraries

Public Copiers | Public Printers | Public Scanners | Public Fax Machine | New! Poster Printing

 Public Copiers

Payment

Payment must be made using a UMass Amherst UCard or Guest Card. Guest Cards are available for purchase from UCard machines in the Learning Commons (Du Bois Library) and Integrated Sciences & Engineering Library. Copiers in the Libraries no longer accept cash.

Prices

  Letter Legal 11x17
Black & White $0.10 $0.10 $0.20
Color $0.50 $0.50 $1.00

 

Locations

W.E.B Du Bois Library

Floor # of Copiers Capabilities
Learning Commons
(Lower Level)
4 Black & White; Letter, Legal, 11x17
Learning Commons
(Lower Level)
1 Color (can also do B&W); Letter, Legal, 11x17
2 1 Black & White; Letter, Legal, 11x17
3 4 Black & White; Letter, Legal, 11x17
5 1 Black & White; Letter, Legal
6 1 Black & White; Letter, Legal
9 1 Color (can also do B&W); Letter, Legal, 11x17
11 1 Black & White; Letter, Legal
14 1 Black & White; Letter, Legal
17 1 Black & White; Letter, Legal
20 1 Black & White; Letter, Legal
23 1 Black & White; Letter, Legal

 

Integrated Sciences & Engineering Library (LGRC Lowrise)

Floor # of Copiers Capabilities
1 1 Black & White; Letter, Legal, 11x17
2 1 Black & White; Letter, Legal, 11x17
2 1 Color (can also do B&W); Letter, Legal, 11x17
3 1 Black & White; Letter, Legal, 11x17

 

Music Reserve Lab (Fine Arts Center)

# of Copiers Capabilities
1 Black & White; Letter, Legal, 11x17

 

 Public Printers

Which W.E.B. Du Bois Library computers can I print from?

Any of the public workstations on the Entrance and Lower Levels and 5th and 6th floors are linked to Library pay-for-print stations.

Exception: The one public color printer in the W.E.B. Du Bois Library is located on the Lower Level. Only the public PCs on the Lower Level are linked to the color printer. To send your job to the color printer, click on the icon labeled "Main Floor Color" from the menu in the File-Print box.

What is the cost?

  Letter 11x17
Black & White $0.05  
Color $0.50 $1.00

 

How do I pay?

The pay-for-print stations accept UCard (UMass ID cards) with money on account or a Guest Card. Add money to your UCard or purchase a Guest Card at the black machine mounted on a brick column near the print stations and copiers on the Lower Level of the Learning Commons, and near the entrance to the Integrated Sciences and Enginnering Library. These machines accept $1, $5, $10, and $20 bills. 

How do I print?

  1. Use the print function from any application from any of the PCs on Lower Level, 5th, or 6th floors of Du Bois, and on any floor in ISEL. Note the entire number that appears on top of the PC's CPU or monitor.
    For example: Libr103 or LibrSci102
  2. Go to a pay-for-print station (labeled PC Printing Station.) Print jobs ordered from a PC on the Lower Level Of Du Bois may be retrieved from any of the 3 PC Printing Stations located near the photocopiers. 5th or 6th floor print jobs go to the print station on the 6th Floor. The Printing Station in ISEL is on the Main Floor.
  3. Move the mouse slightly to display the menu.
  4. Type in the number for the PC you ordered the print job from in the top box (for example, LibrRef103).
  5. Leave the lower box blank. Click "Log on."
  6. Slide the UCard through slot on the top of the monitor, in either direction, with the barcode at the bottom and facing the front.
  7. Click on the desired print job to highlight it.
  8. Click print.
  9. Click "Log off" or walk away. Jobs disappear from the queue in 2 hours.

Additional instructions are posted at the PC Printing Stations.
If you still have questions, please visit the Learning Commons and Technical Support Desk or the Information Desk in the Integrated Sciences and Engineering Library.

Quick Print Stations

Avoid long lines for workstations! If you have a ready-to-print document on your UDrive, a flash drive, or other portable storage device, you can use the Quick Print station (located along the brick columns between the staircases in the Learning Commons, and on the Main Floor at the Integrated Sciences and Engineering Library). This station allows printing only--no editing, no Internet access. 

How do I print from student, faculty, and staff computers that require login with an OIT account?

OIT Pay-for-Print Information

 Public Scanners

Scanning instructions [PDF]

(Printed instructions are available at each scanning station in the Learning Commons)

The W.E.B. Du Bois Library offers two PlusTek OpticBook 3600 scanners which have book edges to make scanning bound materials easier. Scanner workstations are located along the brick columns between the stairwells. People using the scanners have priority at scanner workstations.
The Integrated Sciences and Engineering Library has a PlusTek OpticBook 3600 scanner on the Main Floor. People using the scanner have priority at scanner workstation.

 Public Fax Machine

The W.E.B. Du Bois Library offers the use of a FAX24 fax machine and service, which is located outside the Assistive Technologies Lab on the Lower Level. Follow the instructions posted on the machine. The machine takes up to 8 pages of letter/legal sized paper. Sending a FAX requires a credit card or other card with a Visa or MasterCard logo on it.

Domestic: first page is $2.95 and each of the subsequent pages are $1.50 each.

International: first page is $4.95 and each of the subsequent pages are $3.45 each.

To receive a FAX, have sender send FAX to (413)-577-0920. Please be there to receive your FAX. Receiving a FAX is free of charge.

 Poster Printing

Large format (42") poster printing is now available through the Learning Commons. This pilot service has limited availability during Spring 2009. More information/Make appointment

 

For questions or comments about this page, email the Learning Commons and Technical Support Desk.

 

Last Edited: 9 January 2014