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Printing in the Student Residences - Under Investigation

Following consulation with the SU and Warwick Accomodation a feasibility study is now underway to look into the possibility of deploying a number of 2nd generation MFDs into the Student Residences laundries, common rooms and entrances.

This is to supplement, the exisiting devices within Heronbank and Lakeside and will attempt to provide a more local and accessible solution to our customers in the chosen residences.

All MFDs will be colour, A3, duplex capable with Printing, Scan to E-mail and Scan to Folder built in.

Wireless network facilities are expected to be available within the area to aid accessibility and the support of un-managed and mobile devices.

Check back regularly for more details, we will keep you updated with any information as soon as it come available.


The Managed Print Service - A vision for 2016 and 2020

Our Vision for 2016 and 2020

To Oct 2016 (1st Managed Print Service, MPS - 2012 to 2016)

  • An increase to 425 - Managed Print Service, MPS devices (MFDs and Single Function)
  • An increase to 325 - "Pull Print" enabled devices (MFDs and Single Function)
  • An increase to 100 - Scan to Folder enabled Multifunction Devices (MFDs)
  • A reduction to 400 - Push Print queues
  • Savings of 200 trees
  • A small scale implementation (10-15) of e-fax (non- analogue) deployed to key high-volume fax using customers
  • A gradual conversion to a "Click Only" PAYG charging scheme - inclusive of hardware, service, support, consumables, reporting and software licensing
  • Full site survey and audit completed - Nov 2015 with the results published early 2016.
  • Increased use of warwickprint for the cost-effective and high quaility production of both staff and student high volume, wide format and specialist printing

After Nov 2016 (2nd Managed Print Service, MPS - 2016 to 2020)

  • An increase to 450 - Manged Print Service, MPS devices (MFDs and Single Function)
  • An increase to 350 - "Pull Print" enabled devices (MFDs and Single Function)
  • An increase to 300 - Scan to Folder enabled Multifunction Devices (MFDs)
  • A reduction to 300 - Push Print queues
  • Savings of 400 trees
  • A much larger scale implementation (50-75) of e-fax (non-non- analogue) deployed to key high and medium volume fax using customers
  • Full conversion to a "Click Only" PAYG charging scheme - inclusive of hardware, service, support, consumables, reporting and software licensing
  • Heavy use of warwickprint for the cost-effective and high quaility production of both staff and student high volume, wide format and specialist printing

Student Printing - Charges Reduced!

IT Services and warwickprint are pleased to announce that as part of our continuing drive for service improvement and as a consequence of the success of the Managed Print Service (MPS) we have been able to lower our colour student printing prices by as much as 26.32%. This follows on from a similar reduction in pricing that took place in April 2014.

Colour A4 single sided was, 20p now 15p - a reduction of 25%

Colour A4 double sided was, 38p now 28p - a reduction of 26.32%

Colour A3 single sided was, 40p now 30p - a reduction of 25%

Colour A3 double sided was, 78p now 58p - a reduction of 25.65%

These reductions came into effect at 8AM on Monday 5th January.

For details of the current pricing scheme and to purchase printer credits.

NB. We are currently in the process of updating our support guides, FAQs, video and paper leaflets and posters with these new prices so please do bare with us. Even if the price is advertiesed as higher you will only be charged using the new prices.


Printing Services Video Leaflets - Kiosks

Over the next week (15th December 2014) our Printing Services Video Leaflets will be presented via newly developed interactive touchscreen kiosks.

These 10" displays feature touchscreens that give you the ability to select and view video versions of our 11 most popular support queries/tutorials. This complements our already popular Helpdesk Leaflets.

Initially these kiosks will be deployed in some of our most popular and highest volume locations:

  • Library - 1st Floor
  • University House - Learning Grid 1st and 2 Floor
  • Rootes Building - Rootes Grid
  • Senate House - PG Hub

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Mobile Print Service - Enhanced

NEW April 2014 - Mobile Print now supports printing directly from your iOS device (iPhone or iPad)

Mobile Print is a way to send documents to print whilst on the go and have it ready to collect when you next visit a Kyocera printer.

Kyocera printers can be found in most IT Services work areas


Student Printing - Charges Reduced

IT Services have been able to significantly reduce the price of printing (particularly colour printing) thanks to the success of our new, more efficient student printing system. The new prices, which will apply from 8am on Tuesday 22 April 2014, are as follows:

Color:

A4 1-sided: 20p (down 20%)
A4 2-sided: 38p (down 24%)
   
A3 1-sided: 40p (down 33%)
A3 2-sided: 78p (down 35%)

 

Black and White:

A4 1-sided: 5p (down 17%)
A4 2-sided: 8p (down 20%)
   
A3 1-sided: 9p (no change)
A3 2-sided: 16p (down 11%)

 

For more information, and to buy printer credits, visit warwick.ac.uk/studentprint/faqs.


CCSG Collaborative Working Award 2014 - The MPS has been shortlisted

The MPS team are pleased to announce that the Managed Print Service has been shortlisted for the CCSG Collaborative Working Award 2014.

The Awards Evening will take place on Friday 9th May 2014, we will publish the results here at the earliest possible convenience.


Printing unavailable: Saturday 22 March 2014

The campus printing service will be unavailable between 9am and 2pm on Saturday 22 March 2014 while IT Services carry out some essential maintenance work.

The service may be working again before 2pm, but ITS can't guarantee that it will be.

The Unix printing system will be unaffected by the work. If you have any questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk.


Video Leaflets - Now available

In order to make our service more accessible and to help our customers to take advantage of our most popular facilities a range of video leaflets have been developed.

They should work on a range of different platforms such as Windows, Mac, IOS and Android and will guide you through such functions as Print, Copy, Scan to E-mail, mobileprint and provide support with using our Library Visitor Photocopying Cards.

They are now available from our new video leaflets page.


Mobile Print - Microsoft Word and Excel formats now supported

We are pleased to announce that the Mobile Print application now supports Microsoft Word (DOCX) and Excel (XSLX) file formats.

Visit the webpage at go.warwick.ac.uk/mobileprint


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