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Emerging Technologies in the Library

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

Service Update

Alert Notice
We're Online!

Due to Covid-19, access to the LSC-Montgomery library, including emerging technologies equipment, has been temporarily suspended. The library is still dedicated to supporting students online with technology needs.  Please visit the Virtual Makerspace page for a collection of free online software that may assist with a variety of research:

The STAR Center library and tutoring services staff remain committed to supporting your academic success. We are currently working remotely and responding to inquires via chat, email, and phone

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 

Help

General Questions:

Cole Williamson | wcole.c.williamson@lonestar.edu

Billing Issues:

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

This printer series is no longer available for purchase.