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.
A downloaded file link titled “Students Prints Pack” will appear at the bottom of your screen. Click this link.
Click “Install” from the box that appears.
The pack will then begin to install. Once it has finished, a box will appear telling you that the installation is complete. Click “Finish.”
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.
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
Double click the “.zip” file. This will cause the computer to change the file type from a “.zip” to “.dmg.”
Double click the “.dmg” file link. A popup window will appear showing an open box icon. Double click on the open box.
Follow the prompts to complete the installation.
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.
Restart your computer.
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.
You are more than welcome to come to the library! Community library cards can be purchased for $20 per year. These cards can only be used for book circulation privileges. Access to electronic resources cannot be granted to users not affiliated with BYU-Idaho.
Contact the library services desk at 496-9522 for more information.
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 to download the software.
Start on the the library website homepage and click the dropdown menu called "Use Your Library". The Interlibrary loan tab is the first on on the list. After you click on it you will be prompted 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.
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 and password you should be able to see the items you have checked out.
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 search box on the library homepage and have the "all" or "articles" buttons selected you will be prompted to sign in after clicking the search button. If you have the "catalog" or "website" buttons selected you will not be required to sign in.
You will need to add annotations after you have created your bibliography. Create your bibliography using RefWorks and follow the steps to copy it, then paste it into any document creation program you use, such as Microsoft Word or Google Docs. Then write the annotations below each citation in your bibliography.
To place a hold on a book that is checked out click on the "Reserve This Copy" link. If you are not already logged in to your account you will be asked to login with your NetId and password. Once you login you just have to click on "Reserve This Copy" again and then click the "Place Hold(s)" button. You may also call 208-496-9522 to place a hold.
When the book becomes available you will be notified by email. The book can then be picked up at the main Library Services desk on the 1st floor of the library.
Books that are not checked out cannot be reserved for pickup.