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Computers, Photocopiers, Printers, Scanners

 

There is a new way to print on PCs and Apple Macs. See the Printing guides on the FAQ page.

There are around 700 computers, including Apple Macs, in the Library and you can also find these facilities in buildings at UCLan. Look at our Guide to Study Spaces on Campus to find other study spaces around the UCLan Campus.

You can login to create and save files to the UCLan Network - e.g. assignments, access your UCLan email account, print to networked printers on campus and access over 300 industry standard software applications. Along with many Electronic resources visit Accessing the University network for further info. You can also borrow laptops from the Ground Floor of the Library during staffed hours.

There is also wireless service available on campus that all staff and students can use.

Within the Library you can also find the UCLan Print service, this is for specialist printing. They offer many other services such as binding and laminating. Visit the UCLan Print page for full details of what services are available.

 Please Note: You should always be working within the laws of copyright when using UCLan's facilities. As long as what you are copying, printing or scanning is for educational purposes you are within the copyright agreement. It is your responsibility outside of this to ensure you have the right to copy or create a digital or paper copy of any documentation, for personal use or distribution. See the following for full details HE-Copyright-Notice.pdf

PCs available in the Library

Floor Room/Area Number
Ground Floor Open Access 120
First Floor LIB106 106
First Floor LIB108 30
Third Floor Open Access 195

Macs available in the Library

Floor Room/Area Number
First Floor Mac Suite 31
Third Floor Open Access 16

Please Note: There are Windows Laptops and Macbooks available for loan on the Ground Floor of the Library.

Visit the Software page to see the full range of software available for you to use on the UCLan Network. This includes software on PCs and Macs.

You may also want to have a look at the Study Spaces page to see where is available for you to study when in the Library

Scanning

There are A4 and A3 scanners connected to PCs and Macs on the Third Floor of the Library. You can find scanning guides on the Third Floor in the Library or on our Guides and Forms page.

Photocopying

There are Photocopiers on the Ground ,1st and 2nd floor of the Library. You can find photocopying guides on the Third Floor Service in the Library or on our Guides and Forms page.

Adding printer credit

You can use the Money Loader machines on the Ground or Third floor

  • Swipe your UCLan Card at the money loader machines (you may need to register your UCLan Card on the machine)
  • You can add credit by card, coin or notes on the Ground Floor or coins and notes on the Third Floor (one machine takes coins only and one takes coins and notes (no change given)
  • At The <i> service point on the Ground Floor of the Library cash, credit and debit cards or Advantage points 

PLEASE NOTE: Print credit can only be used for printing and photocopying services, but cannot be used at UCLan Print. Remaining credit on student accounts can only be withdrawn during the final month of the last year of study.

Printing Costs

Black & White
(Single sided)
Colour
(Single sided)
A4 - 5 pence per sheet A4 - 20 pence per sheet
A3 - 10 pence per sheet A3 - 40 pence per sheet
Black & White
(Double sided)
Colour
(Double sided)
A4 - 9 pence per sheet A4 - 34 pence per sheet
A3 - 17 pence per sheet A3 - 68 pence per sheet

Printing on PCs

  • Login to a UCLan Networked PC
  • Select either StudentPrint-BW (Black and White) or StudentPrint-Col (Colour) in the application you are using
  • Select Print
  • Go to any Student Printer on campus and scan your card to sign in
  • Select your print job on the printer screen and select Print

Printing on Macs

  • Login to the Mac, and select Print from the software you are using
  • Select either StudentPrint-BW (Black and White) or StudentPrint-Col (Colour)

     

  • Select Print, you will then need to enter your password and select OK
  • Go to any Student Printer on Campus and scan your card to sign into the printer
  • Select your print job on the printer screen and select Print

Printing Portal

  • Browse to https://print.uclan.ac.uk/user (or you can scan the UCLan QR code on each photocopier) and enter your Username and Password
  • From here you can see your pending jobs (with your current balance), print and scan history, redeem print credit barcodes and use Web Print.
  • With Web Print, you can upload, pictures, PDFs and MS office documents and then print to the Print queues.

There are printing guides available on the Third Floor in the Library and on our Guides and Forms page.