Printing Help

The library has several black and white printers and one color printer. There is a per-page fee for printing. Report a problem

Printer Locations

Reference Rooms: Printers are to the north in the Reference area near the computers. 

Reading Room: Printers are in the adjacent room L-153 (walk toward the windows and turn right).

Color Printer: Located with the Reading Room printers in L-153

Lower Level: There is a printer on LL1 near the south stairwell. In setup you will find it listed as "Library LL1 Printer". In the release queue it is called Govdocs.

(See map of printer locations)

Printer Setup

Note: each time you print you must release your print jobs at printing.reed.edu/release

PDFs only - Any Device

No install or setup is necessary if you use Web Print at print.reed.edu. Simply upload the PDF you want to print after clicking through a few options.

To use this method: select Web Print (bottom of left-hand menu). Click "Submit a Job". Select papercut-1\Student-BW-Printers  or papercut-1\Student-Color-Printers. Click Print Options... Upload the PDF. Then you'll get a link to release the document to the specific printer you want.

Web Print Interface

Mac

Go to the Apple Menu > System Preferences > Print & Fax. Click the "+" button to add a new printer. For more details see the CUS setup page.

If you get an error about an HP file when trying to print, you may need to remove the printers and install the new HP essentials package

Windows

From the "Devices and Printers" Control Panel

FAQ

How can I print double-sided from my laptop?

Follow CUS's instructions here.

Why isn't printing working from my laptop?

Did you release your print jobs at printing.reed.edu/release?

How can I $ave paper by printing multiple pages per side?

For PDFs: Select file > print. Under the Page Sizing & Handling section, select "Multiple" as below:

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For other files: File > Print > Properties button > Finishing tab. Use the "Pages per sheet" option.

Word Other
Word's pages per sheet printing Other apps pages per sheet

 

How can I print single-sided from the Library iMacs?

From the application you want to print from, click the File menu-> click Print. Click the big arrow to show more options Options Arrow Uncheck "Two-Sided".

How can I print single-sided from the Library PCs?

From the application you want to print from, click the File menu-> click Print-> click Properties-> click the Layout or Finishing tab-> uncheck the settings for "Print onBoth Sides".

When I print multiple pages per side, some pages are upside-down

Select the Properties button, go to the Finishing tab, and check "Flip Pages Up".

What if I'm having PDF printing problems?

Save the file to the desktop. Right click the file, and choose to open with a different application. Do a test print of a couple of pages before trying to print the whole document again.


Other printing problems...

Consult the Reference Librarian on duty.