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Library Services: Technology

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The Basics

  • Cell phones on vibrate, please 
  • Scanning is free
  • Printing costs $.05 per page
  • Computer lab is a Windows environment
  • WiFi is available across campus
  • Remote access: Students, faculty and staff can use eResources off-campus
  • Tips on using equipment:  see Tabs below

Location
Two machines are located in the alcove near the computer lab.

Table Top Scanner (Fujitsu)

  • Free scanning to USB (insert USB in computer next to scanner)
  • Free scanning to email
  • Scanning to nearby printer is fee-based and requires PaperCut login 

Photocopier / Scanner
Visitors can ask for assistance at circulation desk.

  • PaperCut login is required to activate controls, even for free scanning  
  • Free scanning to email
    Only students can choose Email Me to send to @college address
    Any user can manually input an email address
  • For free scanning to USB: Login first, and then insert USB in port on side of photocopier.  
  • For printing from USB:  Login first, and then insert USB; files must be in JPG, PDF or TIFF format
  • Printing costs $.05 per page; black & white or color from all sources:  nearby scanner, photocopying, or files  stored on USB
  • Log out (Press Access key)

PaperCut  

  • PaperCut login is used to activate the photocopier/scanner and to release print jobs 
  • Assigned login is part of each student's orientation packet
  • Life West students automatically have $2.00 per quarter added to their PaperCut account
  • For help:
    • see binder on the table near photocopier/scanner for illustrated instructions
    • get help from circulation staff
    • use these links to track balance, or seek assistance with login 

Printer locations:

Computer Lab workstations send print requests to Printer A or Printer B.   Please maintain default for double-sided printing.  

  • Only currently enrolled students use the Computer Lab
  • PaperCut login is required to release print jobs.
  • Printing costs $.05 per page in black & white.
  • For color printing, save document to USB as JPG, PDF or TIFF file and use the Photocopier/Scanner.

Reference area

  • Anyone can use the public access computers for purpose of health science research
  • Printing costs $.05 per page.   
  • PaperCut login is required to release print jobs.
  • Visitors can seek librarian's assistance for printing. However, most researchers prefer sending a document to personal email, or saving to USB drive. 

The Computer Lab is reserved for the use of currently enrolled students.

It is occasionally reserved for National Boards computer-based testing, and training activities.

Public access computers in the Reference area area available at such times.

 

Free WifFi access is available throughout the college.  

Please inquire at the circulation desk for the password. 

Settings are retained on your device after the initial connection is set up.   

Library available on the CANVAS Dashboard

 

Please Email Us

The staff acknowledges your request within 24 hours.

Interlibrary loan request -  library@lifewest.edu

Reference Assistance, Off-Campus Access and Questions - bdelligatti@lifewest.edu

 

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