Electronic Resource & Database Access

There will be no off-campus access to Library electronic resources and databases this Friday, November 28 from 6-10pm. Library buildings are also closed for the Thanksgiving holiday during that time.

Laptop Printing

student with laptopWireless access and printing are only available to current UCSB students, faculty, and staff.

In order to print from your laptop to our public printers, you will need to follow the steps below. Information about wireless access, copy cards, and printing in the library are at the bottom of this page.

Instructions

  • Read the instructions below before doing this for the first time.
  • Download the print client (see steps below).
  • Downloading and installing steps will vary depending on your computer type and browser.

Download the Print Client

Click on the link for your computer type:

  • Windows
  • Mac
  • NOTE:  This service does not work with the new Maverick Mac OS.  We are working on this issue.

Install the Print Client

  • Depending upon your browser, you will get the option to run or save the file. Follow the steps below for whichever you choose.
  • Mac users may need to unzip the file before doing this if your system does not do it automatically when you open the file.

Run the File

 

  • If you get any security warnings, click on "run."
  • It will open a minimized box for the LPT:One Print Client.
  • While this window is open and running, you will be able to print from any application.

Save the File

 

  • If you get any security warnings, save the file. Keep track of where you save it.
  • Go to where you saved the file and run "clientlauncher.exe."
  • It will open a minimized box for the LPT:One Print Client.
  • While this window is open and running, you will be able to print from any application.

Print

You must be connected to the wireless network and running the print client before you can print to our network.

  • Once you run the print client it will temporarily make our printer your "default."
  • The printer will prompt you to enter a User ID. Enter your name and click "OK."
  • When you are done printing, go to the client and click "Stop Print Client."
  • Go to any of our print stations to pay and print out your print job.

Tips

Frequent Users: We recommend that you download a new print client for each wireless session. This ensures that you have the most current version of the client.

More Information

  • Wireless Instructions
  • Copy Card Information
    • You will need a copy card to print in the library.
    • The blank card costs $1; printing is 10 cents per page.
    • You can buy copy cards from machines in the Davidson Library (1st and 2nd floors) and the Arts Library (1st floor).
    • Use the copy card dispenser to add value to your card.
  • Printing Information
    • Davidson Library Printer Locations:  1st, 2nd, and 5th floors
    • Arts Library Printer Locations:  1st and 2nd floors