How do I print on my own paper?
Before starting, please make sure that the material you are going to print on is suitable for use with laser printers. Most paper and card up to 199g/m² weight will be fine, but more specialist materials are often for use in inkjet printers only and could damage a laser printer. If you are unsure, please ask Library staff.
You can send documents to print from any PC in the University. Documents will print black and white, double-sided by default. For help changing these settings please see the following FAQs:
When you send something to print it goes into your personal queue. You then use your Campus Card on any printer (black and white or colour) to print the document.
Open Tray 1, which can be found down the right-hand side of the printer and put your paper/card into the tray.
- On a black and white printer it will need to be placed face down with the text upside down.
- On a colour printer it will need to be face up with the text right way up.
When finished, remember to select Sign Out in the top left corner.
Please note that it is not currently possible to print onto black card or paper. We recommend that you change the background colour to black, print onto white paper/card then glue onto black card if you wish. This will require trimming due to the printer leaving a border around the document.