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To provide information relative to evaluation of need and placement of copiers and digital duplicators on campus.
All faculty and staff.
Northern Michigan University Printing Services provides a centrally administered copier service. Copiers are placed in strategic locations on campus in order to provide an acceptable level of service at a reasonable cost. Copiers will be placed within an individual departments based on specific needs such as volume or geographical location. Departments requesting a copier for reasons other than volume or geographical location will be responsible for any additional cost providing that service.
Departments interested in purchasing digital duplicators from departmental funds should follow the normal purchasing procedures and submit a purchase requisition for this acquisition. The Purchasing Department will, in cooperation with the requesting department, prepare a cost analysis in order that an informed decision can be made. Once this analysis has been conducted and the requesting department decides to proceed, Purchasing will process their request.
|1.||Departments requesting a copier shall contact Northern Michigan University Printing Services.|
|2||Printing Services will meet with the Department to determine projected needs.|
|1.||Departments interested in purchasing a digital duplicator should submit a requisition to the Purchasing Department.|
|2.||Purchasing will discuss needs with the Department.|
|3.||Purchasing will prepare a cost analysis to determine the cost per copy in comparison to a digital copier.|
|4.||Results of cost analysis will be shared with the Department.|
|5.||If the Department decides to proceed regardless of the results of the cost analysis, Purchasing will process the request.|