Mobile Printing at the IUPUI University Library
There are not enough printers and computers at the IUPUI University Library for students to use. A common complaint is that several of the computers in the library are just being used for printing off documents, limiting the amount of available computers for productive work.
A 19-year-old male undergraduate student who is attempting to quickly print off a document that he needs for class. He is unfamiliar with using the library and seeks help from the help desk.
He wants to be able lessen his time at the library and ultimately be able to get in and out of the library faster.
HOW MIGHT I...
How might I streamline the work flow of printing off a document at the IUPUI University Library?
An IUPUI branded iPhone app powered by the IUPUI Box service that will provide a quick and easy way for college students to print off documents using the printers at the IUPUI University Library.
By uploading their documents to their Box account, students can instantly send their files using NFC (Near Field Communication) to the printer without having to access a computer directly.
IUPUI MOBILE PRINTING STATION
The purpose of the mobile printing station is to streamline the work flow of printing one or more documents at the IUPUI University Library. By simply holding a NFC compatible smartphone to the NFC terminal, a student can quickly print off their documents on their IUPUI cloud based Box account.