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Remote Printing

You may print from a your own personal computer while in the library or at home using either of the methods listed below.  Please note the credentials outlined in the final step of each option; they are needed to log in to the print release station and retrieve any submitted print jobs.

Option A.  The Attachment Method

  1. Send the document to be printed as an email attachment to 538690756@printspots.com.
  2. Wait until you receive a confirmation email.  The subject will be "Instructions for obtaining your print job."
  3. Log in to the print release station on the 2nd or 3rd floor to retrieve and print your materials. Note: Enter your email address as the member number on the print release computer.

​Option B.  The Web Upload Method

  1. Go to bit.ly/MIprinting using a web browser.
  2. Under the User Info section in the Name field, enter a short, easy to remember code with no spaces.
  3. Under the Select Document section, click browse and locate the file you wish to print or enter a URL to print a webpage.
  4. Click the large right pointing arrow to continue.
  5. Once the document has processed, a new page will load that says "Approve print job" and "Counting pages..."
  6. Wait for "Counting pages..." to finish and click the large print button that will appear.
  7. A new page will load.  Wait until "Your request has been processed" appears.
  8. Log in to the print release station on the 2nd or 3rd floor to retrieve and print your materials.  Note: Enter the code you entered in step 2 as the member number on the print release computer.