Print, Scan, & Fax

Printing in the Library/Printing Wirelessly or from Home/Scanning/Faxing

Printing

Printing at the library costs ten cents per page for black and white, 25 cents per page for color.

  1. Sign on to any computer that says Available using your library  card number.
  2. When you print, select the preferred print from the drop-down  menu, i.e. Black and White Letter for a regular copy, or Color  Letter, Color Legal or Black and White Legal.
  3. Go to the print release station next to the copier/printer and select Release a Print Job. Type your library card number,  click OK and select the jobs you want to print by clicking on  them.  Click on Print in the top left corner of the screen.
  4. Insert cash or coins into the vending machine by the printer  and then click on the icon Pay from Vending Device. Your  print jobs will now be released from the printer.

Wireless Printing

Did you know you can send print jobs to the library from home?

  1. Click this link.
  2. Select the type of print you want, i.e. Black and White Letter  for a regular copy, or Color Letter, Color Legal or Black and White Legal.
  3. Type in your email address, click on Browse and select the file you wish to print from your computer. Then click on the gray  arrow.
  4. On the next page you can set the orientation, page range and number of copies. When finished  with the settings, click on the green print icon.
  5. Go to the print release station and select Release a Print Job, then type your email address, click OK and select the jobs you want to print by clicking on them. Click Print on the top left  corner of the screen.
  6. Insert cash or coins into the vending machine next to the  printer, then click on the icon beside Pay from Vending  Device. Your print jobs will now be released from the printer.***You can also email print jobs to our printers. Email black and white print jobs to newcity-bw-letter@printspots.com or email color print jobs to c-newcity-color-letter@printspots.com. Attachments will be printed as separate print jobs from the body of an email.

 

Scan

The library’s scanner can be used free of charge to scan documents and images to a flash drive or sent via email. The scanner is located by the public computers.

  1. Enter in your library barcode number to login to the scanner.
  2. Touch the screen to begin.
  3. Choose ‘Scan to USB drive’ or ‘Scan to Email’.
  4. Place your first scannable item onto the clear glass of the scanner bed with the side you want to scan facing down.
  5. Choose start on the touch screen.
  6. Once a preview image has appeared on the screen, you can choose to scan more pages by putting the next item on the scanner and choosing ‘Scan’ or finish by clicking ‘Next’.
  7. If you’re emailing the scanned item, you will be prompted to put in an email address for the receiver as well as your own as  the sender.  The subject line will be filled in, but you can rename it whatever you like.
  8. If you’re scanning to a USB drive, a popup will tell you when the transfer is complete and you can remove your drive.

Fax

Faxing costs a dollar a page and can be paid at the Reference Desk once the fax has gone through. Faxing is done at the scanner located by the public computers.

  1. Enter in your library barcode number to login to the scanner.
  2. Touch the screen to begin.
  3. Choose ‘Scan to Fax’
  4. Place your first page onto the clear glass of the scanner bed with the side you want to scan facing down.
  5. Choose start on the touch screen.
  6. Once a preview image has appeared on the screen, you can choose to scan more pages by putting the next item on the scanner and choosing ‘Scan’ or finish by clicking ‘Next’.
  7.  The computer will prompt you to enter a phone number for the receiving fax machine as well as a contact name for the person or organization receiving the fax.  It will also ask for your e-mail address, so that you can receive a digital confirmation that the fax has gone through.  The subject line will be pre-filled, but it is advised that you change it.
  8. Once you click send, the fax will start attempting to connect to the receiving machine. If it is able to get through immediately, a message will appear to tell you the fax was successfully sent and you can log off the machine.  If the line is busy, a message will appear asking if you’d like to put it into a queue.  The library’s machine will keep trying to reach the receiving fax machine until the fax can be sent. If you choose this option, you can log off and you will get an email once the fax has gone through.