Print from a Laptop - Library Technology

  1. Save the file you would like to print to your hard drive.
  2. Connect to the wireless network IllinoisNet.  Web printing will not work if you’re logged into a different wireless network.
  3. Go to the PaperCut website and log in with your NetID and Active Directory password.
  4. Click on “Web Print”.Web Print Menu Option
  5. If your file is a Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, or PDF click on “Submit a Job”.  If it is any other file type click on “converting it to a PDF“.  Once the file is converted, save the document before proceeding.
  6. Select “Library B&W” for black and white documents and “Library Color” for color documents.  Then click “Print Options and Account Selection”.Printer settings
  7. Select the number of copies desired and click “Upload Document”.
  8. Click “Choose File” and a window will appear.  Locate the file you would like to print.  Then click “Upload & Complete”.Choose file option
  9. It may take 10-30 seconds for the file to upload.  Once the file has uploaded the status will change from “Submitting” to “Held in Queue”.  After the status has changed go to any print release station (near printers) in the library to release your print job.

Troubleshooting

  • Web printing can not accept duplex (double-sided) printing or jobs greater then 100 MB.
  • Web printing will only work on campus or if you are connected through the VPN.
  • Please report any issues or questions to printing@library.illinois.edu.