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Emerging Technologies in the Library

Overview of emerging technologies & services in the Library at LSC-Montgomery.

Poster Printing Services

All requestors - please review the information under the Best Practices tab.  

Guidelines for Students:
  • Poster project must be related to LSC-M coursework 
  • First copy is free.  Subsequent copies (due to creator error) will be printed at a cost of $20.00 per poster
  • Please provide at least 24 hour notice of print job
  • Place poster print requests by using the form linked below.
Guidelines for Student Clubs & Organizations:

Student clubs & organizations must be recognized and listed by the College at: http://www.lonestar.edu/clubs-montgomery.htm.

  • Poster project must be related to LSC-M learning, activities, or events
  • First copy is free.  Subsequent copies (due to creator error) will be printed at a cost of $20.00 per poster.
  • Please provide at least 24 hour notice of print job
  • Place poster print requests by using the form linked below
Guidelines for Faculty & Staff:
  • Poster project must be related to LSC-M learning or activities
  • Posters are printed for faculty and staff at a rate of $20.00 per poster.  The total amount is billed to the appropriate department.     
  • Please provide at least 24 hour notice of print job
  • Place poster print requests by using the form linked below

The Library's poster printer can print posters in a variety of sizes.  A poster size can be selected from either table provided.  Please use a ruler or measuring tape for reference.   

Table 1 - "A Series" Standard Paper Sizes

A Series Paper Size  Width x Height (inches) Width x Height (millimeters)
A1 23.4 x 33.1 in 594 x 841 mm
A2 16.5 x 23.4 in 420 x 594 mm
A3 11.7 x 16.5 in 297 x 420 mm
A4 8.3 x 11.7 in  210 x 297 mm

Table 2 - Popular, General Poster Sizes

Standard Poster Sizes - LARGE Standard Poster Size - SMALL
22 x 28 in 11 x 17 in 
20 x 30 in 18 x 11 in
18 x 24 in  
16 x 20 in  

For best results, please follow the best practices outlined below:

  • Design posters in proprietary programs (e.g., MS Publisher)
  • Convert the file to the .pdf file format
  • Consider how you modify images, as they may become distorted
  • Do not use color heavy backgrounds and images
  • Ask a peer or colleague to proofread poster(s) for errors 
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Help

General Questions:

Melissa Heselmeyer | melissa.heselmeyer@Lonestar.edu

Billing Issues:

Jennifer Mau | Jennifer.d.mau@lonestar.edu

This printer series is no longer available for purchase.