StaffGuide: Serials

Serials Dept. StaffGuide Home Page

Equipment and Supplies

This section includes information on:

  • Network Printers
  • Information about the Serials Departmental Phones (VoIP Service)
  • Serials Zebra Printers
  • General Information about Requesting Supplies
  • Using the Trello Request Board

Here you can find information for:

  • Connecting to Network Printers

CONNECTING TO NETWORK PRINTERS

  • Select Start
  • Select Computer
  • In the Location/search bar, type \\alexandria to navigate to the Alexandria network. 
  • Double click on the icon of the printer you want.   For example, for the network color printer in cataloging right click on

‚ÄčPrinter Icon

  • Select Connect. 
  • Wait for it to find the driver.  Once it finishes processing, the printer will show up in your list of printer options at Control Panel\Hardware and Sound\Devices and Printers where you can set default printer and other options.

Network Printer

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service:

The University of Arkansas is modernizing communications! Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service is a modern and sustainable digital communication solution that can be used with physical office phones or on mobile devices from anywhere with an internet connection. 

Check out the VoIP training and how-tos page here

 

Information about Zebra GX420T printer


Changing Printing Preferences and Settings in Windows

Reminder: Make sure Print Templates is turned on in Sierra. This controls the preset font size and margins.


Training videos

Attaching the Power Supply

Loading labels

Loading ribbon

*NOTE: Make sure to turn off the Zebra printer and letting the printer cool down before loading the new ribbon and/or new labels. After replacing the ribbon and/or labels, turn the printer back on and calibrate before printing.


Maintenance Training Videos

General cleaning for the printer

Cleaning the Printhead

Replacing the Printhead

Replacing the Platen

*NOTE: Make sure to turn off the Zebra printer and letting the printer cool down before cleaning the inside of the printer and/or replacing printer parts. After cleaning the inside of the printer and/or replacing printer parts, turn the printer back on and calibrate before printing.


Other Information:

There are several models of the GX420T; we have ZEB-GX42-102510-000 or also known as GX42102510000

Our vendor is BarcodesInc.  Print method is Thermal transfer.


Serials Department Zebra Printer Supplies: 

Mullins Serials Department Staff will contact the Serials Access Specialist for Zebra printer supplies for the Serials Department.


Information for LS1 in Alexandria\Serials\Supply orders\Labels thermal - Zebra GX420T\Zebra GX420T.docx

Serials Supplies

General office supplies for library personnel can be obtained by visiting the sink/filing cabinet area in the back of large library staffing area (MULN 214). Supplies are stored in the cabinets with the contents of each cabinet listed on the door. When you take supplies from this area, be sure to mark what you have taken on the sign out sheet on the counter.

The Serials department flashlight is located by the pillar in the middle of serials on the wooden book truck. 


Specific supplies and locations: 

  • Barcodes: When low on barcodes, notify the Serials Librarian.
  • Color paper: Can be found on the shelves in room 214 located along the outer wall closest to Binding.  
  • White paper: Reams of white paper can be found in the Serials Acquisitions Manager's office-  room 214B. Do not take reams of white paper from the Technical Services Copier Room for printers in the Serials Department.  
  • Zebra printer supplies:
    • Printer ribbons and labels for the Zebra printers are found on the shelves in room 214 located along the outer wall closest to Binding.  Please notify the Serials Access Specialist when the supplies are low.
  • EPSON printer labels: Are found on the shelves in room 214 located along the outer wall closest to Binding.
  • Binders: Found in Serials Compact Storage
  • Microfiche sleeves (microfiche envelopes): At the Serials Processing Specialist's work area. 
  • Security strips: The supply of security strips can be found at the Serials Access Specialist work area. At the moment of taking the last package, notify the Serials Access Specialist to look into ordering this supply.
    • Serials Access Specialist: Before ordering, please notify the Serials Librarian first. 
  • Toner cartridges: Ask the Serials Access Specialist for toner cartridge.
  • Batteries: Ask the Serials Access Specialist for batteries.

Used toner cartridges and batteries:

  • Can be placed in the Serials outgoing mail basket for Shipping and Receiving to pick up and then recycle. 

Running low on a particular supply?

  • Notify the Serials Access Specialist to reorder. 

Trello Request Board

The Serials "Requests" board is used to post cards about any requests for hardware, software, other equipment, professional development. A list was created for each kind of request.

Lists:

- Hardware
-  Software
- Other Equipment
- Professional Development

(Note: You may need to request permission to join the board before posting). 

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