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”.
  5. If your file is in a Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, Picture or XPS format, click on “Submit a Job”.
  6. Type “lib” in the “Quick Find” field and hit Enter (click the “Find Printer” button). Select “libprintserv3\Library B&W (virtual)” for black and white documents and “libprintserv3\Library Color (virtual)” for color documents.  Then click “Print Options and Account Selection”.webprint_selectPrinter
  7. Select the number of copies desired and click “Upload Documents”. webprint_options
  8. Drag and drop the file to the “Drag files here” box (or click the “Upload from computer” button and a window will appear, navigate to the file and click “Open”).  Then click “Upload & Complete”.
  9. It may take 10-30 seconds for the file to upload. The waiting circle run with a “Processing” status. webprint_processing
  10. Once the file has uploaded the status will change from “Processing” to “Held in a queue”.  After the status has changed go to any print release station (near printers) in the library to release your print job.webprint_hold
  11. At the print release station, if you receive a message after logging in that you need to add more Illini Cash credit to your account before printing, you can add credit to print at the Illini Cash website with a credit or debit card. After adding additional credit, you can log back into the print release station and release your print job.


  • 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.
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