How to use the Self-Serve Printers

Print Cards

Emily Carr Print Cards can be used to pay for laser printing at the self-serve printing corrals on the first floor, the Library on the second floor, the 3rd floor foundation & design area and the fourth floor DOC self-serve inkjet & laser printing space.

The DOC does also accepts print cards for payment of the full-service printing.

Where can I load or buy a Print Card?
How much money can I load on my Print Card?
Where do I return my Print Card in order to receive my $1.00 deposit back?
Who do I contact if I have a problem with my Print Card or the Print Card Release Station?

Laser Printers

Acrobat

Printing from Acrobat to the self-serve laser printers?

Save out Illustrator, InDesign and Word documents as a PDF. Opening your PDFs in Acrobat is a great way to proof your files before printing.

NOTE! Download PDF files to the computer and then open it with Acrobat, NOT Preview. Make sure you do not print directly from a web browser.

Here are some guidelines to follow in order to successfully print your pages.

Step 1: Before you begin
Step 2: Select your printer
Step 3: Select Colour Management options
Step 4: Select Page Setup options
Step 5: Select final options, preview and send to print

InDesign

Printing from InDesign to the self-serve laser printers? Here are some guidelines to follow in order tosuccessfully print your pages.

Step 1: Review your file
Step 2: Choose your printer
Step 3: Select Paper Size
Step 4: Select print size
Step 5: Set up Marks + Bleed
Step 6: Select Colour Matching
Step 7: Select 1 or 2 Sided Printing
Step 8: Send to print

Inkjet Printers

Photoshop

Printing from Photoshop to the self-serve inkjet printers? Here are some guidelines to follow in order tosuccessfully print your images.

Step 1: Before you begin
Step 1: Choose Your Printer
Step 2: Select Colour Handling
Step 3: Select Paper Size
Step 4: Choose Colour Matching
Step 5: Send to Print

Acrobat

Printing from Acrobat to the self-serve inkjet printers? Here are some guidelines to follow in order to successfully print your images.

Step 1: Before you begin
Step 2. Check if you need to rotate your page
Step 3. Select Printer and Colour Management
Step 4. Select Paper Size
Step 5: Send to print