Frequently Asked Questions about Printing Services
We provide the following services:
Printing Services offers convenient and cost effective offset printing options to the university community. We are equipped with single and two-color offset presses that can provide you with PMS colors, screen tints, quality halftones, duotones, solids, reverse, bleeds and more. We stock a large variety of paper in sheets that range from 3 by 5" to 12 by 18". We too stock standard smooth sheets and coated gloss paper. We can order and receive specialty papers within two working days
We accept a variety of file formats, including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark Xpress, PDF and Microsoft Office. These files can be delivered to us via flash drive or CD/DVD, or they can be placed in the Printing Services Drop Folder, which can be accessed by mapping to the network drive: \\customshare\dapsdrop$\. OTS offers step by step instructions on mapping network drives via their self-help documents page.
Printing Services is equipped with two black-and-white high-speed digital Konica-Minolta Bizhub production publisher printers and one Konica-Minolta Bizhub full-color printer. These state-of-the-art printers are networked to campus, providing an ultra-sharp 1200 dots-per-inch (dpi) resolution for black and white and full-color copies. Files for printing can be uploaded directly to our printers from the convenience of your home or office through our Digital Store Front on-line ordering system. When submitting on-line orders, please make sure that printing funds have been approved by your department head. Depending on the complexity of your black and white print job, completed work will be delivered to your office within 1 or 2 business days.
In addition to printing and copying, Printing Services can perform a wide variety of auxiliary work. We can take care of the following items for you: collating, stapling, folding, booklet making, envelope stuffing, numbering, three-hole punching, laminating, cutting and trimming, tabbing, addressing/labeling, padding, perforating, and scoring. We also offer three options for bindery: GBC spiral binding, perfect binding and coil binding.
Please contact Larry Dernetz (410-704-2010) for a cost estimate, or see the Price List.
Work can be submitted via Print Services' Web-To-Print Ordering System.