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PaperCut is the software that runs printing at the library. Follow the steps below to use PaperCut to print your document(s):

  1. Save your work to the desktop.  See the table below with file formats that are accepted by PaperCut.  If you need help getting your document into an accepted format, please ask for help at the front desk.
  2. Make sure you have money added to your account.  (There's a pay station on the ground floor of the library, across from the front desk.)
  3. Open a browser to and log in to PaperCut with your MySolano username and password
  4. Click WEB PRINT (left side of the page)
  5. Click SUBMIT A JOB (right side of the page)
  7. Drag/Attach your documents and click UPLOAD & COMPLETE (bottom of the page)
    • This may take a minute to upload.
  9. Click PRINT under the Action tab
  10. Select your printer (Printer #3 is downstairs, Printers #1 & #2 are upstairs)
  11. Your print job will complete automatically, so pick up your document immediately and make sure it's as you expect it to be.  
  12. If your job printed satisfactorily, please restart the computer.  (This will delete your files and log you out of PaperCut.)


Formats Accepted

Applications: Extensions:
Microsoft EXCEL xlam, xls, xlsb, xlsm, slsx, xltm, xltx
Microsoft POWERPOINT pot, potm, potx, ppam, pps, ppsm, ppsx ppt, pptm, pptx
Microsoft WORD doc, docm, docx, dot, dotm, dotx, rtf
Adobe PDF pdf
Photos/Images (will only print in Black & White) bmp, dib, gif, jfif, jif, jpe, jpeg, jpg, png, tif, tiff

Printing Basics

Instructions for printing in the library are on this page.

Printing or scanning costs 10 cents per page/side.

You will need $1.00 on your PaperCut account to print.

It is recommended that once you complete printing, you restart the computer which will delete your files and log you out of Papercut.

Video Steps


Here's a visual walkthrough {1:18} of the steps outlined on this page for navigating PaperCut and printing.  If you get stuck, have questions, or need help, just come as one of us at the front desk. 

{Note: this video has no sound!  Steps are provided in print on this page instead.}