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Poster Printing: A Guide

How to use the poster printing service in Payson.

About our poster printer

Pepperdine Libraries owns an HP DesignJet Z5200 Photo Printer. The roll of glossy photo paper is 42'' wide and feeds from a roll on the back of the printer.

About our poster printing service

Who can use the printer? Current Pepperdine students, faculty, and staff.

How do I get started? Email Anna Speth to set up a printing appointment. You must be present for your appointment, we cannot print something for you to pick up. 

How much does it cost? $5 per linear foot. 

Can I print anything I want? Unfortunately, no. Only posters with an academic purpose are allowed. 

How should I format my file? The file must be a PDF or PowerPoint file. The file should be either 40'' x 30'' or 40'' x 56".

Can I print in other sizes? We can accommodate some uniquely sized posters. You must know the dimensions when come to your appointment. One side of the poster must be 40-42". We cannot cut the paper to fit smaller sizes.  

Where is the poster printer? ACE (2nd floor of the Payson Library)

Prepare your file before your appointment

Before you set up an appointment, please take the following steps:

  1. View the file at 100% size to make sure it looks right. Small images printed at poster size are sure to look blurry or pixelated.
  2. Make sure the file you intend to print is in PDF or PowerPoint format.
  3. Plan on spending at least 30 minutes on your print. 
  4. Save the file to a USB Drive and bring it with you to your poster printing appointment, or have it accessible via googledrive.
  5. Schedule an appointment with Anna Speth (anna.speth@pepperdine.edu) to complete your print job.

Schedule an appointment

Please email Anna Speth at anna.speth@pepperdine.edu to make an appointment.