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Printing Services

The Automated Cartographic Information Center (ACIC) offers both standard size and large format printing. Printing in the ACIC is not free; follow the links below for printing and payment procedures. Please ask for assistance with all printing in the ACIC.

Printing is available during regular Borchert Map Library hours; however, all large format printing jobs must be started prior to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. Large format printing is not available on the weekends.

 

Standard size printing | Large format printing


Standard size printing

Black & White

8 1/2 x 11 Letter

$ .10 / page
8 1/2 x 14 Legal $ .20 / page
11 x 17 Tabloid $1.00 / page
8 1/2 x 11 Transparency $2.00 / page
Color
8 1/2 x 11 Letter $1.00 / page
8 1/2 x 14 Legal $1.00 / page
11 x 17 Tabloid $1.00 / page
8 1/2 x 11 Transparency $2.00 / page

How to pay for standard size printing in the ACIC:

  • The ACIC does not accept U cards, copy cards or cash. An ACIC or Borchert Map Library staff member will determine the size and cost of the item to be printed and fill out an ACIC Standard Size Printing Invoice
  • Take this invoice to the Wilson Library Copy Center (one floor up from the Borchert Map Library) to pay for printing
  • Please note that the Wilson Copy Center does not accept credit cards. Prints may be paid for by cash, check or University Budget Number (CUFS)
  • The Wilson Copy Center will issue a receipt. Bring this receipt back to the ACIC to pick up your printed item(s)

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Large format printing

Large format printing options
HP DesignJet 1055 CM
36" wide paper & regular ink

$25 per linear foot

HP DesignJet 5500 PS
42" wide paper & archival ink

$40 per linear foot

NOTE: paper size will be rounded up to the nearest whole foot.

File format & other information:

  • Files for large format printing must be in either PowerPoint or PDF format
  • Files may be on CDs, DVDs, floppy disks & USB drives. Due to workflow concerns we do not accept electronically submitted files for printing
  • Files must be print-ready. ACIC and Borchert Map Library staff will not be available to assist students with formatting; assistance with file creation and poster formatting is available for UMN students in the SMART Learning Commons on the 1st floor of Wilson Library
  • Recommended poster sizes are: 2’ x 3’, 3’ x 4’ or 3’ x 5'
  • All large format printing jobs must be started prior to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. Large format printing is not available on the weekends

How to pay for large format printing in the ACIC:

  • The ACIC does not accept U cards, copy cards or cash. An ACIC or Borchert Map Library staff member will determine the size and printing costs and fill out an ACIC Large Format Printing Invoice
  • Take this invoice to the Wilson Library Copy Center (one floor up from the Borchert Map Library) to pay for printing
  • Please note that the Wilson Copy Center does not accept credit cards. Prints may be paid for by cash, check or University Budget Number (CUFS)
  • The Wilson Copy Center will stamp the invoice PAID. Bring the stamped invoice back to the ACIC to pick up your printed item(s)

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