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FAQ: Printing

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Briggs Library Reference
SBL 123
Briggs Library, Box 2115
South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD 57007-1098

How much does it cost to print in the library and how do I pay?

Black and white printing:   5¢

Color printing:                  15¢

All printers in Briggs Library take Hobo Dough. We have a cash-only Hobo Dough load station in the lobby of the library in case your account is running low. You can also load Hobo Dough via credit or debit card at

For guests who do not have an SDSU ID card and do not wish to print more than a few pages, the Library Services desk can accept cash for printing on a one-time basis.

How do I print from a library computer?

1. With your document open, print it as you would from any computer (e.g. File menu, print, or CTRL+P).

2. Select a printer (Briggs Library Public BW or Briggs Library Color Printer).

3. Wait for a pop-up box, and enter a print job name--create your own print job name.  The password is optional.

4. At the printer, slide your card through the slot in the keyboard.

6. Select your print job from the display on the computer monitor. The total pages and cost will display at the bottom of the screen.  Click the print button, or click cancel to finish your transaction.


How do I add Hobo Dough to my ID or Library Card


You can add money to your Hobo Dough account using the Hobo Dough load station on the main level of the library. The load station is located in the lobby next to the printers.

Credit Card

You can also add to your Hobo Dough account using a credit or debit card.  Go to Log in with your D2L or WebAdvisor username and password, and follow the instructions on the website.


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