Printing costs 10 cents per page for black and white, 65 cents for color. The default is black and white printing. Color transparencies can be printed in the Student Computing Center and the 24/7 Study Area for $1.10 per page. Black and white transparencies can be printed in the 24/7 Study Area for 60 cents.
- Send your job
- Send your print job from your library computer, usually by choosing File/Print from the program's main menu. Remember your computer number (LAB####, TFS####, RSRV####, etc.), which is on the monitor.
- Send your print job from your laptop or phone by emailing an attached document to firstname.lastname@example.org, and picking it up from any library print station. This works for black and white printing only.
- Go to a public print station. There are four in the Student Computing Center, two in the 24/7 Study Area, two in Reference, one in the Current Periodicals and Microforms Center, and one in the Media Center. There are color printers in the Student Computing Center and Reference.
- Select your computer from the ones listed on the printer's screen.
- Select the jobs you wish to print, and click "print these jobs."
- Swipe your SDSUCard or Guest Copy Card.
- Click the "pay and print" button.
- Take your printouts from the printer.
Library Print Services maintains and repairs the Library's copy machines; microfiche and film printers; and the bill and coin change machines. We are located in the 24/7 Study Area and can be reached at (619) 594-3446.
- Instruction in copier and SDSU Card machine usage
- Colored paper
- Remakes for bad copies
- Transparencies are $.50 for B/W and $1.10 for color
- Poster printing
- Faxes are $.50 per page. We cannot send faxes internationally. The nearest location from which an international fax can be sent is from CAL COPY; which is located on College Ave next to the campus.
- Faxes can be sent to the Copy Service Office for pick up. Our fax # is 619-594-8412
Patrons unable to make Print Services office hours may make an appointment by calling (619) 594-0632.
Only the copiers in Current Periodicals & Microforms Center are equipped to work with coins. All the other copiers require either an SDSUCard or a guest copy card. The cost for a single copy is 10 cents. All copiers have reduction, enlargement, and two-sided capabilities. The color copier, available in the 24/7 Study Area, costs $1.00 per copy.
Locations of copiers:
|2nd Floor: 24/7 Study Area||2 copiers (cards only)|
|2nd Floor: Color Copier in the 24/7 Study Area||Copy Cards Only|
|1st Floor: Bound Periodicals/Chicano Collection||3 copiers (cards only)|
|1st Floor: Current Periodicals & Microforms Center (CMPC)||1 copier (works with coins)|
|2nd Floor: Student Computing Center||1 copier (cards only)|
|4th Floor: Hallway (next to Honors Study Room LL-428)||1 copier (cards only)|
|5th Floor: Hallway (southwest corner near elevators)||1 copier (cards only)|
SDSU Card machines allow users to purchase a Guest Copy Card as well as add funds to SDSUCards (recommended for all SDSU students, faculty and staff) or Guest Copy Cards. SDSU Card machines only take bills; no credit cards or coins. The SDSU Bookstore and the campus markets can add funds from credit cards to SDSUCards. Funds deposited on the SDSUCards work for printing, copying, and laundry, purchases in AztecShop Markets, the Bookstore, but not for meal plans.
The Print Service Office and the Library have no access to, or responsibility for, the SDSUCARD machines. . If you have any questions regarding any policies and usage of these machines please contact the SDSUcard Office directly at (619) 594-6800 or (619) 594-3450. NOTE: Guest Copy Cards expire approximately one year after the date of purchase.
Watch a video that shows how to add money to your SDSUCard.
Location of SDSU Card Machines:
|1st Floor: Reference Services||1 machine|
|2nd Floor: 24/7 Study Area||1 machine|
|1st Floor: Bound Periodicals/Chicano Collection||1 machine|
|2nd Floor: Student Computing Center||2 machine|
|5th Floor:- southwest corner near elevators||1 machine|
Location of change machines:
|2nd Floor: 24/7 Study Area||Bill Changer, Coin Changer|
|1st Floor: Bound Periodicals/Chicano Collection||Bill Changer, Coin Changer|
|5th Floor: southwest corner near elevators||Coin Changer|
The library's book scanners are overhead, rather than flatbed. They create PDFs which can be emailed or saved to a flash drive. They are not connected to computers. The rest of the scanners are standard flatbeds, and are connected to student computers. There is no charge for scanning at this time.
|1st Floor: Reference Services||1 Book Scanner|
|4th Floor: Special Collections & University Archives||1 Book Scanner|
|Basement: Media Center||10 Scanners|
|2nd Floor: Student Computing Center||2 scanners|
|1st Floor: Bound Periodicals/Chicano Collection||1 Book Scanner|