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Printing Alternatives & Instructions

This can work with Word documents, too.

(Note: Many web pages have links that say "Printable Version" or "Printer-friendly Version." Choosing this link may get rid of sidebars and other non-text features.)

The location of printing options will vary depending upon your web browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.) and how you have configured it. Look for a Printer icon or a menu option that says Print (or Print Preview).

Use "Print Preview"

  • Click on Print Preview.
    • Check which pages actually have the information you need.
    • If you want to print all the pages, click the Print button or option.

Use "Page Range"

  • If you want to specify which pages to print, in the pop-up window, select either
    • Current Page (if you want only the page your cursor is on), or
    • click on Pages choice and enter the range of pages to print. (Example: Pages from : 3 to: 5)

Print Only "Selected Text"

  • If you want to print a specific part of the web page,
    • highlight a selection with the mouse before starting the printing process,
  • choose Print;
  • choose Selection;
  • Click Print or OK.

Find more information at Printing in ACC Libraries

  • Insert a portable storage device (USB/Thumb drive).
  • Go to page you wish to save.
    • Click Save As.
    • In the pop-up window, click on the down arrow in the Save in window at the top or Browse to the appropriate drive.
    • Choose the drive where your portable storage is.
  • In the File name window, type a name.
    • If you will want to use the information later for word processing, make sure the file name ends in .txt.
    • If you will want to look at the information later as a web page, make sure the file name ends in .htm or .html.
  • Click Save.
  • Remove USB drive safely.

Note: Saving web pages in HTML format (.htm or .html) will automatically create a folder for any graphics associated with the web page.
This can take up a lot of space on your USB drive.

Did you know that ACC provides a place on line where you can store and even edit your documents from anywhere you have access to the internet?

If you have activated your ACCmail account (, you have access to many online Google applications like Google Documents. [See more information about this.]
Instruction on how to save to Google Documents can be found at Google Docs Basics.

Note: Unless you want to edit the document online in Google Docs, you do not have to convert it to Google docs format.

  • Place the mouse on top of the image.
  • Click with the right mouse button.
  • In the pop-up window, select Save Image As or Save Picture As.
  • Click Save.
  • Most of the e-resources to which ACC subscribes allow emailing articles to the searcher.
    • Examples: Academic Search Complete, Opposing Viewpoints, Masterfile Premier
  • Although the individual resources handle this is different ways, the methods are somewhat similar:
    • After searching, a results list is displayed.
    • You may take a look at the results one at at time or you may mark particular results for later viewing.
  • Once all the desired results are marked, you can either:
  • view them on screen
  • print them to a local printer
  • download to a portable storage device
  • email them to yourself

Note: Instructions on how to do all of these things are usually at the end of the results list or in the Help file.