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Posters and Presentations: A Guide

This guide will help you create research poster presentations

Fedex/Kinkos at Lavin-Bernick Center

A 48x72 poster laminated in color = ask for a quote
A 45x45 poster laminated in color = ask for a quote
Black and white pricing would be the same cost as color due to size. The black and white printer can only print up to 36 inches wide.


Tip: Print at the site

Sometimes, it's easier to print the poster when you arrive at the event. When returning, find the closest United States Postal Service counter.Purchase a box carton and ship to yourself.

Student review: "I was impressed with both the product and their customer service. They sent me a free on-line proof. After I agreed that it was ready to print, it arrived in the mail in at a (free) giant tube which I was able to take to the conference". 

For scientific posters  Delivered via FedEX.

TU SPHTM Printing

Global Research Information Technology (GRIT) offers poster printing.

Size: Our printers can accommodate a variety of poster sizes. However, one side of the poster cannot exceed 42 inches.
Format:  Please, format the poster to the exact size dimensions. GRIT will not make any changes to your poster.
File Type: PowerPoint or PDF.
Rates: Glossy Posters - per sq ft. Fabric Posters - per sq ft.
Payment Type: Cash, check, or an Interdepartmental Order form (IT Order).

For details visit us on the 18th Floor of the Tidewater building or email

TU School of Architecture Digital Output Lab

A resource for architecture students, primarly, but can be used by other TU affiliates. The maximun width they can print is 42”.

Margins: Size exactly as you want printed.

Submitting: Flatten the Powerpoint as a PDF

Only accepts Splash Cards and Accounts Receivable.  

Select from a variety of papers (  may be more expensive for larger lengths).


City Blue Print

Prints any width up to 44" on coated paper at per sq. ft

Prints up to 42" on photo paper per sq.ft.

The cardboard tube is available and a plastic expandable tube may also be available.

Laredo Printing

Laredo Printing charges  per square foot.  They are located at 5231 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115

FAX 891-5908

OPEN 10AM TO 6PM  MON - SAT for APHA 2014

Posters are printed at 600 x 600 DPI on 8 mil semi-gloss photo paper using smear resistant ink. Because of the high-quality paper and ink, many customers feel that lamination is not a necessary expense.

Please note that APHA poster boards are 48"h x 72"w.


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