Copying and printing

You can print, copy or scan at SLQ on the Multi Function Devices (MFDs) in the Print Copy rooms on levels 1, 2 and 3, in the Family History / Micrographics area, level 3 and the John Oxley Library (JOL) Reading Room, level 4.

To use an MFD you need to log in with your SLQ membership details or a copy card. You can buy a copy card for $1 (which includes 30c credit) and top up your credit in the Print Copy rooms.

SLQ membership is free and gives you access to a range of services. To join, visit our Membership section, or visit the Welcome Desk on level 1 or Information Desk on levels 2 and 3 for more information.

Ask our staff if you need help at any time.

Please note:
All equipment (computers, printers, photocopiers, etc) will be turned off 15 minutes prior to closing time.

How to login to an MFD

  • Select the Other Function button on the left of the touch screen.
  • Swipe your card through the black card swipe box on the right side of the MFD.
  • Enter your PIN on the touch screen and press OK on the touch screen.
  • If you are using your card for the first time and do not have a PIN you need to enter a PIN at this stage.  This sets your PIN for all future MFD use.
  • Your current balance appears on the touch screen.  Press OK on the touch screen.
  • A list of your print jobs appears on the touch screen.
  • The MFD is ready to print, copy or scan.

How to copy

  • Press the Copy button on the left of the touch screen.
  • Select your copy settings from the options on the touch screen. The MFD is automatically set to copy in black and white.
  • Place the material to be copied at the top left corner of the glass or in the document feed tray on the top of the MFD.
  • Press the green Start button to begin copying.
  • To logout select the Other Function button on the left of the touch screen and press Logout on the touch screen.

How to print

You can print three ways at SLQ:

  • From Public Access Computers (PACs) – log in with a library card
  • From Open Use Computers – no library card needed
  • Using wi-fi print from your own mobile device or laptop

Printing from a Public Access Computer (PAC)

Select Print on your computer and choose your print settings.

  • B&W printer (for black and white printing)
  • Colour printer (for colour printing)

Printing is automatically set to black and white.

When you have selected your settings, a pop up window will ask you to enter your card number, which you will find on the back of your library card.

When you print from a PAC, your job is automatically tagged with your library card number. When you log in to a MFD a list of your print jobs appears on the touch screen.

Printing from an Open Use Computer

Open Use Computers include:

  • All computers in the Infozone on level 1
  • All ‘Online collections and catalogue’ computers on levels 2, 3 and the JOL Reading Room, level 4
  • All computers in the Family History / Micrographics area, level 3

Please note: You don’t need a library card to use these computers. You will need a library or copy card to print, which you can buy or top up in the Print Copy rooms.

Select Print on your computer and choose your print settings.

  • B&W express (for black and white printing)
  • Colour express (for colour printing)

Printing is automatically set to black and white.

When you have selected your settings, a pop up window will ask you to enter your card number, which you will find on the back of your library or copy card.

If you do not know what your card number is – please ask a staff member.

How to scan

Please see our guide to scanning.

How to collect your print job

  • Log in to an MFD
  • The touch screen will display your print jobs
  • Select a print job to view details such as the number of pages. You can select print jobs to print or delete
  • To log out select the Other function button on the left of the touch screen and press Logout on the touch screen

Ask our staff if you need help at any time.

Please note:
All equipment (computers, printers, photocopiers, etc) will be turned off 15 minutes prior to closing time.

Charges

Black-and-white copy/print charges:

  • A4 copies are 20 cents per sheet
  • A3 copies are 30 cents per sheet

Colour copy/print charges:

  • A4 copies are $1.20 per sheet
  • A3 copies are $2.00 per sheet

Download instructions

How to print [PDF 22.4 KB]
How to copy [PDF 17.9 KB]

Library membership

Become an SLQ member now to access our services, collections and facilities.

Library Shop online

Discover an eclectic range of books, gifts, reproduction prints and more at the Library Shop.