How to print and photocopy

Print credit

Students are given a starting credit of £20 for black and white printing and photocopying. When your credit runs out you can pay for extra at the Library desk.

Black and White Printing Prices

A4 - 3p / A4 double sided - 6p

A3 - 6p / A3 double sided - 12p

Colour printing

Colour printing is available at Daventry and Lower Mounts Libraries. This is a seperate charge to your starting credit and must be paid for beforehand at the Library desk.

At Booth Lane, the Print Room (located in Oak Building) is available to facilitate colour printing.

Printing from a College computer

 

On your document, go to 'File' then click 'Print'. Ensure that the FollowMePrinter is selected and then click the 'Print' button.

When you are ready, go to the printer to release your printing.

 

Default Print Settings

All printing is defaulted to black & white, double-sided. If you need to change these options, access the Printer Properties/Options menu in the application you are printing from.

Printing from a personal device

Go to eprint.northamptoncollege.ac.uk

Enter your college login details and click 'Login'.

Select 'Choose File' to browse and select the document or image you would like to print and then click 'Next'.

A confirmation message will appear saying 'Your print job has been added successfully. It will be processed automatically in a moment.' and the print job will be visible below.

When you are ready, go to the printer to release your printing.

 

eprint upload document to print

Releasing your printing

The printer is activated using your student card. This should be automatically assigned however if you are having issues please see a member of Library staff who will guide you through the process.

Please note that you will need to reassign your details to the printer if you get a new student card.

To release your printing simply follow the steps below.

scan card
1. Scan card
press print icon
2. Press printer icon
select document and press print
3. Select document and press printer icon to release

Photocopying

The printer is also a photocopier and is again activated using your student card. This should be automatically assigned however if you are having issues please see a member of Library staff who will guide you through the process.

Please note that you will need to reassign your details to the printer if you get a new student card.

To photocopy, simply follow the steps below.

1. Scan your student card. Your current balance will be displayed.
press on button
2. If it is not already on, press the 'on' button to wake the copier up.
press copy
3. Press the 'Copy' button.
insert document to feeder tray
4. Insert the document you wish to copy print side up in to the feeder tray.
select options
5. If required, adjust any options you may want for double-sided copying.
green copy button
6. Press the big green button to copy.

Scanning

The printer also allows you to scan documents and send to an email address.

To scan, simply follow the steps below.

1. Scan your student card. Your current balance will be displayed.
press on button
2. If it is not already on, press the 'on' button to wake the copier up.
Press 'Scan and Send'
3. Press the 'Scan and Send' button.
Press 'New Destination'
4. Press 'New Destination'.
Press 'Email' button
5. Select 'Email'.
Type in email address
6. Type in your college email address and press 'OK'.
Press OK to confirm
7. Press 'OK' to confirm.
green copy button
8. Press the big green button to scan.
Press 'Start Sending'
9. Press 'Start Sending'. A confirmation message will appear at the bottom of the screen.

You can also scan your work to a USB stick directly from the printer. Please see a member of Library staff who will show you how to do this.