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Printing

All NMU students, faculty, and staff must have money in their NMU ID (WildCat Express Card) account to print on campus. The printers on campus are networked, so NMU students, faculty, and staff can print from almost any computer to a printer on campus.

1. Click on the Start Menu, then click on "Devices and Printers"

2. Click "Add a Printer" then click, "Add a Network, Wireless or Bluetooth Printer". At the bottom of the window click "The printer I want isn't listed".



3. Select the radio button "Add a printer using a TCP/IP address or hostname" and click "Next".

4. Type "print.nmu.edu" for the Hostname or IP Address and "library_laser" for the Port name. Make sure that "Query the printer and automatically select the driver to use" is checked and click "Next".



5. Select the "Custom" radio button, and click "Settings".

6. Select the "LPR" radio button, type "libq" for the Queue Name and click "OK".



7. On the "Additional port information required" dialog, click "Next"

8. Under the "Manufacturer" tab select "HP". Under the "Printers" dialog choose "HP LaserJet600 M601 M602 M603 PCL6" and click "Next".



9. Type "Library Laser" for the printer name and click "Next". The computer will note that "You've successfully added Library Laser". Click "Finish".

Now you should be able to print black and white documents on the Library Laser Printer.

1. Click on the Start Menu, then click on "Devices and Printers"

2. Click "Add a Printer" then click, "Add a Network, Wireless or Bluetooth Printer". At the bottom of the window click "The printer I want isn't listed".



3. Select the radio button "Add a printer using a TCP/IP address or hostname" and click "Next".

4. Type "print.nmu.edu" for the Hostname or IP Address and "library_color_laser" for the Port name. Make sure that "Query the printer and automatically select the driver to use" is checked and click "Next".



5. Select the "Standard" radio button, select "Xerox WorkCentre" from the dropdown list and click "Next".

6. Under the "Manufacturer" tab select "Xerox". Under the "Printers" dialog choose "Xerox WorkCentre 7525 PCL6". If you are not using an NMU imaged computer, it is possible that your machine will not list the Xerox WorkCentre 7525 PCL6 driver. If the driver is not listed, please download it from here.



7. Rename the printer "Library Color Laser" and click "Next".

8. The computer will state that you have successfully added Library Color Laser. Click "Finish". NOTE: You're not done yet! You now need to update the printer properties.

9. Under the Devices and Printers Window, right click on "Library Color Laser" and select "Printer Properties".

10. On the Library Color Laser Properties, click on the "Ports" tab.



11.Under "Printer" ensure that "Library Color Laser" is selected and click "Configure Port".



12. Select the "LPR" radio button and set the Queue Name to "color". Click "OK". 



13. On the Library Color Laser Properties dialog, click "Close".

Now you should be able to print documents on the Library Color Laser Printer.

1. Open the print dialogue. Select 'Library Laser' and set preferences as desired.


2. Select single-sided or double-sided printing. If printing double-sided, use 'Flip pages on long edge' for portrait prints or 'Flip pages on short edge' for landscape prints (ex. tri-fold brochures).


3. Click 'Print' at the top to send the print job to the printer.

1. Open the print dialogue. Select 'Library Color Laser' and set preferences as desired.


2. Select single-sided or double-sided printing. If printing double-sided, use 'Flip pages on long edge' for portrait prints or 'Flip pages on short edge' for landscape prints (ex. tri-fold brochures).


3. Click 'Print' to send the print job to the printer.

1. Select Print
2. Select Microsoft XPS Document Writer from the list of printers, then click 'Print'.
3. The printer dialog will ask you to save the file as an OpenXPS Document (*.oxps) 
4. Right-click on the saved file and select Open with..XPS Viewer
5. Review the file to make sure it saved correctly 
6. Select File-> Print and send to the appropriate library printer 

1. Open the print dialog. Depending on your color needs, select 'Library Laser' or 'Library Color Laser'. 
2. Set the Portrait Orientation to Landscape.
3. Set the print setting to 'Print on Both Sides' Flip pages on short edge 


If you tried the steps above and were unsuccessful, the steps below are an easy alternative. 

1. Print each side of the brochure as a separate copy. 
2. Then, create a two-sided copy by placing both pages in the top feeder of the copy machine, face up. One page should be facing left, another should be facing right. On the copy machine, choose option 1-2 (Two One-Sided Copies to One Two-Sided Copy).

1. Locate System Preferences by clicking the Apple icon located in the top left corner of your screen. Then, click on "Printers & Scanners".



2. To add a printer, click the "+" icon.



3. In the Add screen, click the IP tab.



4. Fill out the following settings as outlined in the picture below, then click "Add".



5. A dialog for printer settings will appear. Check "Duplex Printing Unit", then click "OK".



You should now be able to print to the Library Laser Printer.

1. Locate System Preferences by clicking the Apple icon located in the top left corner of your screen. Then, click on "Printers & Scanners".



2. To add a printer, click the "+" icon.



3. In the Add screen, click the IP tab.



4. Fill out the following settings as outlined in the picture below, then click "Add".



5. A dialog for printer settings will appear. Check "Duplex Printing Unit", then click "OK".



You should now be able to print to the Library Color Laser Printer.

1. Open the print dialog and Select "Library Laser". If you need double-sided printing, change "Copies & Pages" to "Layout".



2. Select "Long-Edge binding" to print double-sided portraits. Select "Short-Edge binding" to print double-sided landscape prints.



3. Click "Print" to send the print job to the printer.

1. Open the print dialog and Select "Library Color Laser". If you need double-sided printing, change "Copies & Pages" to "Layout".



2. Select "Long-Edge binding" to print double-sided portraits. Select "Short-Edge binding" to print double-sided landscape prints.



3. Click "Print" to send the print job to the printer.

  • One black and white printer and one color printer, are located on the library's main floor.
  • Copies are paid for using WildCat Express Card.
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