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Computer Lab: Computer Lab Information


When printing, information is sent from your computer to the printer where it is held until you choose to release it.

  • When a file is sent to the printer, the "held job" icon willl appear on the touch screen of the selected printer—A, B, or C.
  • Press the "held job" icon—your name will appear.
  • If your name does not appear, press "held job" to refresh the screen.
  • Press your name—the message "confidential job" will appear.
  • Select "confidential job"—the name of you document will appear.
  • Select your document, enter pin number 1111, and select "done."
  • Select the name of your document and press "print."
  • 1 copy of your document will be printed.

Computer Labs

Main Computer Lab
The 40 station main computer lab is located on the first floor of the Lamar Memorial Library in Thaw Hall. The lab, which includes 3 printers, scanners, and a copier, is open during library hours.

Quiet Zone Computer Lab
Located in the library basement no conversation area, the 13 station/1 printer lab provides a quiet area for individual study.

Bartlett Computer Lab
Located in Bartlett Hall next to Issac's, Bartlett Computer Lab is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The 4 computers and 1 printer provide access to computing services when the library is closed. Students should report computer or printer problems to the library desk at 981-8256.

To keep your work safe and confidential, log off after using a public computer.

Print on One Side

The printers are set to automatically print on both sides of a page. To print a document on one side you must change the printer properties by going to

File > Print > Printer Properties > 1-sided.

Printing Tips

  • Only 15 double-sided pages or 30 one-sided pages can be printed at one time. Divide larger documents into smaller print jobs.
  • Click print 1 time—job is sent immediately to printer.
  • Print jobs will be deleted from printer queue when printed or after 4 hours.
  • Allow extra time for printing—avoid busy printing times right before classes.
  • Print conservatively—save paper.
  • Print PowerPoint presentations as handouts with multiple slides per page to conserve paper.
  • PDF and picture files can be printed from a flash drive inserted directly in the printer.
  • If a printer has an error message, please report it to the front desk—do not attempt to fix the problem yourself.

Subject Guide

Neena Teaster

Saving Your Work

  • Back up your work frequently
  • Save files to a flash drive
  • Upload files to Google Docs
  • Email files to yourself
  • Save email attachments that you edit to a new location
  • Do not save to desktop or hard drive—files will be deleted