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How do I connect to the library printer from my laptop?

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Wireless Printing

Our university’s printers are set up to allow for wireless printing. However, the method by which you connect to the wireless printer can vary depending on what operating system you are using. Look below to find your operating system, then follow the steps in order to print wirelessly.

WINDOWS WIRELESS PRINTING

  1. Download the “Students Prints Pack"
    StudentBW Print Pack - Download Installer
    StudentColor Print Pack - Download Installer
  1. A downloaded file link titled “Students Prints Pack” will appear at the bottom of your screen. Click this link.
  2. Click “Install” from the box that appears.
  3. The pack will then begin to install. Once it has finished, a box will appear telling you that the installation is complete. Click “Finish.”
  4. Print your documents like you ordinarily would. When you are prompted to choose which printer to print from, the available wireless printers should be among your options. Select that printer and print away.

MAC WIRELESS PRINTING

If you are using a Mac, which program you will need to install can vary depending on your location on campus and the type of document you are printing. Identify the correct program using the following guide.

  1. Click on the correct print package below for the printer you are trying to print from. The printer’s file will download to your computer with the extension “.zip.”
    StudentBW - Download Zip File

    StudentColor - Download Zip File

  2. Double click the “.zip” file. This will cause the computer to change the file type from a “.zip” to “.dmg.”
  3. Double click the “.dmg” file link. A popup window will appear showing an open box icon. Double click on the open box.
  4. Click “Continue.”
  5. Follow the prompts to complete the installation.
  6. Once the installation is completed, go to the App Store on your computer. Click “Updates.” You should then see a “Software Updates” menu with “HP Printer Software Update” beneath it. Click the “Update” button to install the update.
  7. Restart your computer.
  8. Print your document as you normally would. Now when you print, you should see the printer you just installed as an available printer. Select that printer and print away.

 

CHROMEBOOK ​WIRELESS PRINTING 

https://webprint.byui.edu/myprintcenter

MOBILE WIRELESS PRINTING

View Instructions

Download from Apple App Store Download from Google Play Store
Download from the Apple App Store Download from Google Play Store

  

For more wireless printing help see: http://www.byui.edu/information-technology/self-help/device-help/wireless-printing-from-anywhere

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How do I access the movie library database to watch movies online from the comfort of my own home?

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Swank Digital Campus is the database that has access to movies.  There are 300 feature films available in this database.  You should be able to access these from off-campus. Currently, the Chrome browser seems to work best for viewing these videos.

Swank: Digital Campus

http://content.byui.edu/s/swank

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What hours is the library open?

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The library's current hours can be viewed at https://byui.libcal.com/hours/ 
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Can I use the library if I am not a student or employee of BYUI?

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Community library cards can be purchased at the circulation desk in the library.  The cost is $20/year.

These cards can only be used for book circulation privileges.  Access to electronic resources cannot be granted users not affiliated with BYU-Idaho.

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How do I renew a book online?

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On the right side of the library homepage there is a link called "Toolbox". Click on that to find the link called "Renew an Item".  Click that and you should be able to renew the books you currently have checked out.

Please note: If the books you are trying to renew are overdue, or if they have been placed on hold, online renewal will not work.  The books will need to be returned to the library.

http://hip.byui.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?profile=mck&menu=account&ts=1245939093723#focus

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Where can I download Microsoft Office for free?

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The university has contracted with Microsoft to allow students to download Office at no cost.  This link should allow current students to download Microsoft Office. This Link will show the steps in the process.
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How do I order materials using Interlibrary Loan?

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Use the Interlibrary Loan link from the library website.  This will prompt you to login to the Interlibrary loan software using your BYUI NetID and password.  Once you have done this and filled out the form asking for your contact information, you will click the button that shows the type of material you are requesting through Interlibrary Loan.

After filling in the appropriate information, click "Submit Request".  You will receive an email when the items you have requested are available.  Articles will be delivered electronically, and books will be held at the main Library Services Desk for you to pick up.

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How much does it cost to print in the library?

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Currently, it costs 4 cents/page to print.
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Am I able to access the library databases if I am off campus?

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Almost all resources provided by the McKay library are available to use when you are not on campus.  After clicking the link to your selected database from the library website you will be prompted to enter your BYU-I NetID and password.  Once you have been authenticated you should have full access to the resources, just like you would if you were on campus.

If you are using the grey box on the library homepage to search, please check to see if you have a yellow bar at the top of your search results page. It says "Hello Guest..." Please click that to sign in before accessing any results.

http://libanswers.byui.edu/process_public.php?m=imagepreview&iid=98&fid=9028

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What are the hours for the Math Lab?

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The Math Study Center is open:

Monday & Friday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Tuesday - Thursday 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM (Closed for devotional & Forum T & Th 2-3 PM)

Saturday 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

 

The Math Study Center is located in MCK 266 & MCK 270.

Math Study Center

http://www.byui.edu/MathCenter/default.htm

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How do I reserve a group study room?

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Study rooms in the library can be scheduled using the campus scheduling software.  This software can be accessed here.

Study Room Scheduler

scheduling.byui.edu/

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How do I log in to the library to access materials? I typed in my I-number and my normal BYU-I password and cannot get in. I am a current student.

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Instead of using your I-number, try logging in just like you would log in to your email.  Use your BYUI netid and password instead of the I-number.
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How much does it cost to print and make photocopies at the library?

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It costs 4 cents per page for both printing and photocopies at the McKay library.
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How do I place a hold on a book?

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If a book is currently checked out, you may place a hold on it.  To place a hold on a book that is checked out you can call 496-9522.  

When the book becomes available you will be notified by email.  The book can then be picked  up at the main Library Services desk.  

Books that are not checked out cannot be reserved for pickup.

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How can I see what books I currently have checked out?

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The easiest way to find what materials are currently checked out to you, is to go to this link and click on the my account tab at the top of the page.  After entering your i-number you should be able to see the items you have checked out.

http://hip.byui.edu

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Where do I go to see books including those I can order through interlibrary loan?

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To see the books that are available in the McKay Library, use the library catalog.

If you use the WorldCat database you can see the books that are available in many different libraries.  Most of these books can be ordered via Interlibrary Loan.

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How do you access and register for a Library Gateway Seminar?

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Use this link to access the registration page for the seminars associated with the foundations classes.

Seminar Registration

http://www.byui.edu/gateway-seminars/gateway-library-resources

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How do I add an annotation to the bibliography I created using Refworks?

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You will need to add annotations after you have created your bibliography.  Create your bibliography using RefWorks, then paste the annotation you have created below the citation it relates to.
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What should I do with a book that I took off of the shelf, but did not check it out?

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If you have taken a book off of the shelf, and no longer need it, please place it on one of the red shelves at the end of an aisle. This helps us to keep accurate usage statistics for the library.
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Where can I find how to create citations in MLA style?

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The MLA handbook is located in the Reference section of the library.  Call Number REF LB 2369 .G53 2009.

The following link might also be helpful in creating MLA citations.

The OWL at Purdue

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/

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