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Technology Services

Print/Copy/Scan/Fax

Black and White Printing. Printers are located on each floor of the building: in the Research Commons on the 1st floor, past the elevators on the upper floors, in the Makerspace and in Curriculum. Log in to any computer using your MTSU credentials. Use the monitor on the nearest printer to release your print job. At the printer, use the same log in you used for your computer, then select the jobs you want to print. YOU ARE NOT BEING CHARGED for printing at this time, though you will see an $8.00 print quota displayed. (A quota system will be enacted later this year.)


Color Printing. A color printer is located on the 2nd floor of the library (right side, near the Makerspace) at no additional charge when using standard paper. You may print from the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floor computers, selecting "Student Color Queue" from the list of printers. Log in to the printer system using the credentials you used to log on to the computer.


Laptop and Remote Printing. To print to a library computer from a laptop or from home, email your .doc(x) or PDF document to print@mtsu.edu. No other file formats are supported at this time. You must send your print job from an MTSU email address. Your print job will remain in the print queue for 24 hours and may be picked up from any library printer. There is a Quick Print station just inside the front doors that is optimized for  remote print jobs. 


Guest Printing.  Guests may purchase printing credits at a kiosk located near the Tech Services desk on the 1st floor, past the elevators. Black and white prints/copies are $.10 each, and color prints/copies are $.40 each. Please stop by the Technology Services desk for instructions.


3-D PrintingPrint objects up to 6"x6"x6." The cost is $4.00 per hour for general purposes or $2.00 per hour for academic purposes, with a minimum cost of $4.00. Library staff members will print your job for you at the Technology Services desk on the 1st floor to ensure high quality printing. Bring your file(s) on a usb drive. See printing instuctions for more information.


Large Format and Poster Printing. Available to current MTSU students, staff, and faculty at the Library Technology Services desk on the 1st floor. Documents can be printed on 11"x17" paper at the Technology Services desk for $.50 per page. Posters can be printed in three sizes: 2ft by 3ft, 3ft by 4ft, and 3ft by 5ft. Smaller images will be surrounded by white space. Cost is $14 for 2'x3' standard poster, $21 for the 3ft by 4ft poster, or $35 for 3'x5' poster. Charges are applied to your library account and may be paid online. See poster printing tips and policies for more information.


Specialty paper printing. Have resumes or other documents printed on your own paper at the library Technology Services Desk on the 1st floor past the elevators for $.30 per page.  Color prints that require special paper may be purchased at the Technology Services desk on the 1st floor. The "special paper" is 25lb paper (compared to the normal 21lb paper used for the printers). The cost is $.30 per page for 8.5" x 11" (with your paper) and $.50 for 11 "x 17". Charges are applied to your library account and may be paid online. Library staff members will print your job for you at the desk to ensure high quality printing. Bring your file(s) on a usb drive. Printing is available to anyone who has a valid library borrower's card (including Alumni and Community Borrowers). For General Public Borrowers, the Library will only print 8 1/2 x 11 pages in color. Charges are applied to your library account and may be paid online.


Laptop Printing. Printing is currently unavailable from personal or library laptops. Please save your document to a flash drive or upload it to email and open it on a library desktop computer for printing.


Group Study Printing. Items may be printed from group study rooms and picked up from any printer in the library.

There are 39 scanners in the Walker Library. One scanner is located on the first floor in the Research Commons, and 38 are located on the 2nd floor. Second floor scanners are located in the Makerspace Mac Mab and in the adjacent computing area. Thirteen of the scanners are attached to the specialized Makerspace workstations that are intended primarily for digital projects. The remainder of the scanners are at the general workstations to the south of the service desk. When not needed for scanning, these computers may be used for general purposes.  

*iCopy is installed on all computers that have scanners. This program allows you to scan your document and then print it --for free! Instructions may be posted near the scanner computers, or you can get help at the Technology Services desk (1st floor past the elevators; 615-898-5666) or the Makerspace desk.

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A copier is located in the Reference area on the first floor for all patrons. A copier is available for visitors near the Tech Services desk on the 1st floor, past the elevators. Visitor copies are $.10 per page for black & white and $.40 cents per page for color copies. Please see Technology Services on the 1st floor for assistance.

* iCopy is installed on all computers that have scanners. This program allows you to scan your document and then print it at a reduced cost. Instructions may be posted near the scanner computers, or you can get help at the Technology Services desk or the Makerspace desk.

The Library does not have a public fax machine, but there is one available on campus at Blue Print Solutions in the Student Union for a fee.

In addition, we recommend an alternative for non-confidential information. bestfreefax.com is a website from which you can send a document to a fax machine. Scan your paper document at one of our many scanners and save it as an image (.jpg or. gif) or as a PDF. You can also send a .doc or .xls document. Do not use online fax services for documents containing social security numbers or other sensitive information.

Stop by the Technology Services Desk if you have questions or need help scanning.

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