Best practices to share 4 printers on small network running Server 2008 R2 Standard (service pack 1)

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Hello, 
I'm a new IT admin at a small company (10-12 PCs running Windows 7 or 8) which has 4 printers. I'd like to install the printers either connected to the server or as wireless printers (1 is old enough to require
a USB connection to a PC, no network capability), such that every PC has access to each printer.
Don't worry about the USB printer - I know it's not the best way to share a printer, but it's not a critical printer; I just want it available when its PC is on.
I've read a lot about the best way to set up printers, including stuff about group policy and print server, but I am not a network administrator, and I don't really understand any of it. I'd just like to install
the drivers on the server or something, and then share them. Right now all the printers do something a little different: one is on a WSD port, two has a little "shared" icon, one has the icon but also a "network" icon... it's very confusing.
Can anyone help me with a basic setup that I can do for each printer?
p.s. they all have a reserved IP address.
Thanks,
Laura
may need to set print server... maybe helpful.
http://www.techiwarehouse.com/engine/9aa10a93/How-to-Share-Printer-in-Windows-Server-2008-R2
http://blogs.technet.com/b/yongrhee/archive/2009/09/14/best-practices-on-deploying-a-microsoft-windows-server-2008-windows-server-2008-r2-print-server.aspx
http://joeit.wordpress.com/2011/06/08/how-do-i-share-a-printer-from-ws2008-r2-to-x86-clients-or-all-printers-should-die-in-a-fire/
Best,
Howtodo
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