it Guide to
Public Print Facilities
It is possible to print to networked printers from a number of locations at LSE.
• Public computer areas or computer classrooms on the School campus
• Halls of residence computer rooms and networked study-bedrooms
• Your own laptop while connected to the LSE network
For further information on printing from your laptop, please see:
Types and locations of printers
HP LaserJet printers produce high-quality printouts for text and graphics with
the capability of printing a wide range of fonts and point sizes. There is a
charge of 4p per side. The default paper size is A4 (29.7cm by 21cm).
There are laser printers located on every floor of the Library. When working in
the Library, you can collect your print job from any of these printers.
Outside the Library, there are laser printers situated in St Clements Building,
Clare Market Building, Old Building, Clement House, 20 Kingsway, King's
Chambers and Lincoln Chambers. When working outside the Library, you can
collect your print job from any of these printers.
There are also laser printers in all the halls of residence.
COLOUR LASER PRINTERS
There are two high quality colour laser printers; one is located on the Library
lower ground floor and the other in the C120 print room. The default paper
size is A4 (29.7cm by 21cm) and the charge is 30p per page.
Using the laser printers
Create and edit your document on any public computer and then use the print
command in the software you are using to send the document to the network
printer queue. You then go to the print station, i.e. the computer attached to
the laser printer, to print the document from the print queue.
• You must have credit on your printing account.
• Before you go to the print station, you must have sent your work to the
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OBTAINING AND CREDITING A PRINTING ACCOUNT
To pay for your printing and before you use a laser printer you must have a
printing account .You can activate your printing account by crediting it at the
Library Copy Shop or by using one of the automated value loader machines.
These are situated in:
• Library Copy Shop Ground Floor
• Library Lower Ground Floor
Library 1 Floor
• A038, Old Building Lower Ground Floor
• C120, Clare Market Building First Floor
• S08, St Clements Building Lower Ground Floor
1. Use any computer, except the print station, to create and edit your
document in the normal way.
2. When complete, thoroughly check your document to ensure that it is
formatted correctly. Most Windows applications have a Print Preview
command that allows you to see exactly how a document will appear
3. When you are ready to print, use the print command in the software you
are using, i.e. the Print option in the File menu or click on the Print
button to send your document to the network queue.
4. Go to the print station computer, next to the printer you want to collect
your print job from.
At the print station you need to identify yourself with your username
and password so that the document(s) you have sent to the print
queue can be listed.
5. Type your username and password at the print station. Then, follow the
instructions on the computer screen.
The print station will list your submitted print jobs – ensure that you
have sufficient balance on your printing account to print your work.
6. Select the print job(s) you wish to print, then click on the Print button to
release your document(s) to the printer.
7. Once your work is printed, click on the Logout button to log off from the
Using the colour printers
Refer to previous page for the location of colour printers. For information on
how to use these printers, see IT Services document How to use the colour
printer at http://ittraining.lse.ac.uk/Documentation/Files/Colour-Printers.pdf
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Obtaining paper for the printers
Paper supplies can be replenished at:
• IT Help Desk, Library First Floor during the opening hours.
• Outside Help Desk hours, some supplies are left with Security in the
Library and the Old Building.
• In halls of residence, you should check with the reception desk.
All faults with any printer or print station should be reported to IT Services:
Visit: IT Help Desk, Library First Floor
Phone: ext 6728
HALLS OF RESIDENCE
Contact your Residence IT Advisor in the first instance:
Butlers Wharf Residences.ButlersWharf.ITSupport@lse.ac.uk
Carr Saunders Residences.Carrsaunders.ITSupport@lse.ac.uk
Grosvenor House Residences.Grosvenorhouse.ITSupport@lse.ac.uk
High Holborn Residences.HighHolborn.ITSupport@lse.ac.uk
Lilian Knowles Residences.Lilianknowles.ITSupport@lse.ac.uk
Northumberland House Residences.Northumberland.ITSupport@lse.ac.uk
Sidney Webb House Residences.Sidneywebb.ITSupport@lse.ac.uk
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