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Student Printing

Welcome to the Student Printing Section of the ISS Website.

 General Printing Information 

General Printing Information

Multi Function Printer

DCU uses Papercut as the printing management system.

Papercut Information PDF

To login to Papercut click on the image below:

Papercut login

Multi Function Printer provides several functionalities such as:

Copying

For video tutorial on how to use photocopier follow the link here.

Printing

For tutorials on how to print follow the links below:

Scanning

For tutorials on how to scan follow the links below:

Remarks

  • Print Queue –  Print jobs are submitted to a queue - rather than a specific printer.
  • Follow Me – collect your B&W print jobs from any device.
    • You may collect black & white print jobs from any MFP device.
    • You may collect colour prints ONLY from colour MFP devices.
  • 2 hours – collect your prints within 2 hours (deleted after 2 hours - no charge).
  • Secure - authenticate to use device/collect prints (student card or username & password).
  • Single sided printing is default. You must manually select duplex before printing if required.
  • Funds remaining on a student account at the end of the year can not be refunded or transferred to another student.
 
 How Do to Top-Up PaperCut Account Balance 

How Do I Top-Up My PaperCut Account Balance?

To top up your PaperCut account balance using a Redeem card:

  1. Login to your PaperCut account here, using your DCU network username and password.
  2. In the left hand menu, click on 'Redeem card'.
  3. Type in the redeem card number and hit Return.
  4. Once you've entered this, the redeem card voucher value will be added to your printing account.

Note: Redeem cards can be purchased from the Library Issue Desk for €2 or €5. The ISS Service desk do not sell these cards.

To top up your PaperCut account balance using a Credit/Laser card:

  1. Login to your PaperCut account here, using your DCU network username and password
  2. In the left hand menu, click on 'Add Credit'
  3. Your username and current balance will be displayed, as well as a drop down list of the amount to add to your account.
  4. Select the amount you wish to add (€5, €10, €20 or €50) and click 'Add Value'
  5. You will be redirected to a secure RealEx server, which will prompt you to enter your credit/laser card details.
  6. Once you've entered these details and they are verified, you will be presented with a link to return to your PaperCut account page.

Note: ISS do not have the facility to transfer unused PaperCut credit back to Credit/Laser cards

 
 Copying 

Copying

See video tutorial below, from the ISS You Tube Channel

Login

  • If you have your student card, touch the target with your card.
  • Otherwise, enter your username and password and press [Log In]

Click on Use Photocopier Functions

  • Printing account information will be shown on the touch screen, click [NEXT]
  • Press the [COPY] key on the keypad.
  • Press the Auto Color key, Full Color key or Black& White key to select the color mode.
  • Place the originals in the document processor or on the platen.
  • Placing Originals on the Platen
  • Loading Originals in the Document Processor

  • Use the numeric keys to enter the copy quantity
  • Select the desired [Duplex] and [zoom] option (optional) in the sub menu from the main screen.
  • Confirm all settings with OK.
  • Press START.
  • Logout.
  • To logout from the machine, press the Logout key to return to the login user name/password entry screen.

NOTE:

  • Loading Acetates in the Multi-Purpose Tray
  • If you are copying into transparencies, click on the [acetate] option in the sub menu from the main screen.
  • And then load the Acetate(s) into the Multi-Purpose Tray
  • Open the multi-purpose tray.
    • p>Insert the paper along the paper width guides into the tray until it stops.

     
 Printer Locations & Rates 

Printer Locations & Rates

 

Duplex Discount €0.02 less per page || Scanning is €0.02 per scan.

Glasnevin Campus

 Location Room Mode Paper Size Printer Type
B&W Colour A4 Multi Function
Library Ground Floor x 2 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Library Ground Floor x 4 Yes No Yes Yes
Library First Floor Yes No Yes Yes
School of Nursing GLA H102 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Business School GLA QG28 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Business School GLA QG30 Yes No Yes Yes
Henry Grattan GLA CG08 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Henry Grattan GLA CG60 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Henry Grattan GLA C106 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Henry Grattan GLA C116 Yes Yes Yes Yes

St Patricks Campus

 Location Room Mode Paper Size Printer Type
B&W Colour A4 Multi Function
Library Ground Floor x 2 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Library First Floor x 2 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Library Second Floor x 1 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Library Third Floor x 1 Yes Yes Yes Yes
D Block SPC D109 Yes Yes Yes Yes
D Block SPC D318 Yes Yes Yes Yes
 
 Printing from a Laptop 

Printing from a Laptop

Students can now print from their laptops to any MFP device across campus, by uploading a file to the WebPrint server.

To print a document using Web Print:

  1. Login to your PaperCut account here, using your DCU network username and password
  2. In the left hand menu, click on 'Web Print'
  3. Currently active web print jobs you have submitted will be displayed. To submit a new print job, click on 'Submit a Job'
  4. Select the 'FollowMe' queue you wish to print,
      "Follow Me B&W" for greyscale printing
      "Follow Me colour" for colour printing
  5. Then click '2. Print Options and Account Selection'
  6. Enter the number of copies you wish to print and click '3. Upload Document'
  7. Click on 'Browse' and locate the document that you wish to print (Bear in mind that only the following file formats can be submitted to the WebPrint server):
    1. Word file (.doc, .docx)
    2. PowerPoint files (.ppt, .pptx)
    3. Excel Files (.xls, .xlsx)
    4. Adobe PDF files (.pdf)
  8. Click 'Upload and Complete' to submit the job to the print server.
  9. After you send your job to print, you must physically go to the printer you want to print from and then ‘release’ it.
  10. Hold your Student Card to the target sticker or enter your DCU username and password.
  11. Using the touchscreen, press OK. A list of submitted print jobs will appear. Click PRINT ALL to print all the jobs in the list. Or select the print job, The printer display will show your print job details and cost. Here there are two options, The PRINT option will print the printing job and the CANCEL option will delete the printing job.
 
 Papercut Refund Request 

Papercut Refund Request

Given the large volume of printing, paper jams, toner problems and print quality issues will inevitably occur.

PaperCut allows users to request a refund for problematic jobs that have failed to complete but have been charged to your account.

  1. Log in to the user web interface here using your DCU network username and password.
  2. Locate the first, failed print job on the Recent Print Jobs page.
  3. Click the [Request Refund] link.
  4. Enter the amount to be refunded, and the reason for the print job failure. Please bear in mind that we cannot refund print jobs that are due to user error (e.g. incorrect document printed, printed to colour instead of black and white, document not formatted correctly)
  5. Click Send.
  6. Once you've submitted the refund request, proceed to the ISS Service Desk (Ground floor of the library, or opposite the main DCU canteen) to approve your request.
  7. If possible, please bring the output of the failed print job showing the particular problem encountered.