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Using the Library

Explains how to borrow items, manage your account, and get research help

Photocopying & Printing

The library has computers, printers and a photocopier for you to use. 

How much does it cost to print or photocopy? 

It costs 15 cents/page to photocopy. 

It costs 15 cents/page to print in black & white and 20 cents/page to print in colour.

How do I pay for printing and photocopying? 

The printer only accepts print cards or student cards loaded with money. You can load your card at the library using cash, debit or credit. Ask a library staff member at the front desk for assistance with loading your card. 

The photocopier accepts print cards or students cards, as well as coins. 

To print from your laptop, follow these steps:

1. Open a browser and go to

2. Sign in with Columbia College ID

3. Click on Submit a Job

4. Select a printer (it doesn't matter which printer you choose)

5. Click on Print Options and Account Selection

6. Select the number of copies

7. Click on Upload Documents

8. Click Upload from Computer and select the file(s) you want to print

9. Click Upload & Complete