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PRINTING SERVICES

FAQ

 

What services do you provide?

We provide the following services:


Offset Printing

Photocopying

Color Copying

Finishing/Bindery

How do I order University Stationery online?

You can order university stationary by using the link in the left column of this page.

How much will my printing cost?
Please contact Diane Sullivan (410-704-2010) for a cost estimate, or see the price list below.

What do I need to provide to Printing Services?
Work can be submitted via Print Services' Web-To-Print Ordering System

What electronic file formats do you support?
• Media: Flash/Thumb Drive or CD/DVD.
• Publishing Software: Adobe InDesign, Quark Express or Press Quality PDF.

(PC files from MS Word, MS Publisher, etc. can be submitted via Printing Services' Web-To-Print Ordering System)

• Illustration/Graphics Software: Adobe Illustrator and Adobe PhotoShop
• Platform: Macintosh

How can I reduce printing costs and expedite completion time?
• When possible, use adobe fonts
(True Type and third party fonts can be unreliable when translated by a RIP)
• Avoid using stylized or menu fonts
(These features are designed for laser printers and may not output correctly on some devices)
• Convert fonts in eps files to outlines or paths
• Delete all unused colors in your files
• Check to make sure that spot colors are not defined as process separations
• For 2-Color Offset Print jobs, make sure spot color names are consistent for all elements within the documents and check separations to be sure that all elements will print correctly.
• Prepare document with the print sheet size in mind and extend copy by 0.125" for bleeds.
• If a job has a landscape orientation on one side and a portrait orientation on the other, specify the proper orientation for two-sided printing
• If you specify a print sheet size, include an outside border.
• Include designer's name and phone number in case there are any problems or questions.

 

Full Color Copying

What do I need to provide to printing services?
•Work can be submitted via Print Services' Web-To-Print Ordering System.
• All document files including document fonts and all linked images

What electronic file formats do you support?

• Media: Flash/Thumb Drive or, CD/DVD.
• Publishing Software: Adobe InDesign, Quark Express or Press Quality PDF

(PC files from MS Word, MS Publisher, etc. can be submitted via Printing Services' Web-To-Print Ordering System)


• Illustration/Graphics Software: Adobe Illustrator and Adobe PhotoShop
• Platform: Macintosh

How can I reduce printing costs and expedite completion time?
• When possible, use adobe fonts
(True Type and third party fonts can be unreliable when translated by a RIP)
• Avoid using stylized or menu fonts
(These features are designed for laser printers and may not output correctly on some devices)
• Convert fonts in eps files to outlines or paths
• Delete all unused colors in your files
• Check to make sure that spot colors are not defined as process separations
• For 2-Color Offset Print jobs, make sure spot color names are consistent for all elements within the documents and check separations to be sure that all elements will print correctly.
• Prepare document with the print sheet size in mind and extend copy by 0.125" for bleeds.
• If a job has a landscape orientation on one side and a portrait orientation on the other, specify the proper orientation for two-sided printing
• If you specify a print sheet size, include an outside border.
• Include designer's name and phone number in case there are any problems or questions

 

Printing Services Main Office

7800 York Road, Room 001

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Office: 410-704-2010

Fax: 410-704-4019

 

Map

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410-704-4444

University Police
410-704-2134

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410-704-NEWS (6397)

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