Overview

  Students and faculty have access to printers, copiers, and scanners during regular library hours of operation. The library has 35 computers (Macs and PCs) connected to 1 dedicated printer, 5 dual printer/copiers, and 9 scanning stations.

  Print jobs are not accepted ten minutes before closing, so please plan accordingly.

  Wireless printing is unavailable.

  You may not use your own paper at the printers or copiers.

  Eating and/or drinking are not allowed around the computer equipment.


Print products & printer locations

Black & White Printing, US Letter 8.5"x 11" & Tabloid 11"x17" Prints: 5¢ per sheet

  • All printers and dual printer/copiers in the library will print black and white.
  • Send print jobs to the printer using any of the Macs in the ring around the circulation desk. You can retrieve your prints from any of the printers in the library. Before sending print jobs, select black and white and the size of paper you would like from the print dialog box to make sure you are charged the appropriate amount.

Color Printing, US Letter 8.5"x 11" & Tabloid 11"x17" Prints: 25¢ per sheet

  • All printers and dual printer/copiers in the library will print color
  • Send print jobs to the printer using any of the Macs in the ring around the circulation desk. You can retrieve your prints from any of the printers in the library. Before sending print jobs, select color printer and the size of paper you would like from the print dialog box to make sure you are charged the appropriate amount.

  To ensure that print jobs are successfully sent to the server, keep print jobs to less than 1GB each. Assistance is available at the front desk.

  At the library, we offer three express computers conveniently located next to the front desk. Each student and faculty member is limited to 5 minutes on these computers.

  Flash drives are available for checkout at the circulation desk. Checkout period is 2 days, 1 renewal.


Payment

Pay for your prints using your student account. You can add funds to your student account using a debit or credit card by following the link on the library's homepage titled Add Printer Value. Please note, you can only use this link when in the AAU library. You can add value to your account with cash by using the touch screen computer near the library classrooms. Simply log in using your student self service log-in credentials and add cash or coin.


Copying

The library offers five self-service dual copier/printers. All five will make both black and white and color copies. Black and white copies cost five cents (5¢) per page (8.5 x 11 and 11 x 17) and color copies cost twenty-five cents (25¢) per page (8.5 x 11 and 11 x 17). You may not use your own paper. All copies must be paid for using your student account.


Scanning

The library has seven scanners which can scan documents up to a maximum size of (8.5" x 11.7") and two large format scanners which can scan documents up to a maximum size of (12.2" x 17.2"). All of our scanning stations are connected to Mac computers which use the Image Capture software to scan documents. Students and faculty are allowed to use these scanners free of charge. Printing is not available at the scanning stations.

During peak times, please be courteous to other patrons. Limit your time at the large bed scanners to 15 minutes.