Dissertation Binding Kinkos Hours

Print Services is a ‘one stop shop’ providing a University of Leicester thesis/dissertation printing and binding service to the exact specifications required. For your peace of mind we will hand deliver work to departments on your behalf within the University at no extra charge and obtain proof of delivery.

You can bring your printed work to us at SHOP! (Percy Gee Building) for binding only or email a PDF file with full instructions to printservices@le.ac.uk and we can print and bind.

A pricing matrix is below as a guide, our prices varies according to the number of pages within the file. If you require pages reproduced in colour then please specify the PDF page numbers within your email.

Payment

At the SHOP! we accept cash, cheque or card payment.

On-line payment is available to everyone, when you send us your work electronically we will reply with the cost and the link for secure checkout through the University payment system

Delivery

  • Delivery to any University department at no extra cost.
  • Postage to UK address is £5 per volume.
  • International DHL track and trace delivery, for prices please email printservices@le.ac.uk

Printing/soft binding pricing matrix

NB. Prices do not include VAT (20%)

Pages1 copy2 copies3 copies4 copies
50£10.34£17.66£25.00 
£32.33
100£12.66£22.33
£31.99£41.65
150£15.00£26.99 
£38.99 
£50.99 
200£17.33£31.65£45.99£60.32
250£19.66£36.33£52.98£69.64
300£21.99£40.99£59.98£78.97
350£24.33£45.65£66.98£88.30

All prices are based on printing single-sided, in black, on 80gsm white paper they also include a soft binding option with a front and back cover. For choice of binding please see the images below (please note hard case binding is not a soft binding option)

Colour printing is also in addition, this is available at 20p per page and any such pages should be identified by PDF page number in your covering email at the time of order/enquiry.

CD pockets or plastic pockets  can be inserted at your request for a cost of 60p each

Allow 2 working days for printing and soft binding or 6 working days for printing and hard case binding.

Files must be in A4 PDF format and emailed to printservices@le.ac.uk for larger files and creating PDF’s please use the guides below.

Binding rates

For documents which are too thick for staples (sometimes called 'saddle stitch'), or for which binding is desired, we offer four different types of binding: hard case, perfect bound, spiral and wiro.


1 copy

£33.00 each

Further copies £30 each thereafter

(If identical to the first thesis)

£5.00 each

Up to 400 pages per item

£5.00 each

(Maximum number of pages is 250)

£5.00 each

(Maximum number of pages is 250)

Deliverytimescale*

5 working day service

See submission and collection times below

(24 hour service for documents of 300+ pages)

See submission and collection times below

See submission and collection times below

Submission/Collection times at the SHOP!

5 working day service

(please allow 6 working days if we are printing it as well)

Submit by 10.00am Collection 1.00pm

Submit by 12.45pm Collection 4.00pm

Submit by 3.45pm Collection following working day

The maximum number of characters for the title on hard case binding is 80 including spaces.** Gold blocking on the spine is included in the costs. Any additional gold blocking, i.e. the front is a further £10.00 volume. All hard case binding ia a 5 working day service. Maximum number of pages is 500.
**For Museum Studies,  it is a maximum of 40 characters for the title including spaces.

Other Print Services

Instructions for Preparing Materials for the Binding of OSU Departmental Materials, and for Personal Binding (e.g., Thesis)

Personal Binding and Departmental Binding

I.  General:

As of July 1, 2007, the University's contract for all campus library binding of books and journals has been awarded to The HF Group , 8844 Mayfield Rd., Chesterland, OH 44026. 888/485-5415; 440-729-9415 (fax).

The HF Group will also process departmental and personal binding. Materials being sent for binding should be delivered to the Bindery Preparation Division. The HF Group will pick up the materials for binding every two weeks. Materials will be shipped to your address via FedEx or UPS within 4-8 weeks.

Please contact Jennifer Henman, Supervisor, Bindery Preparation Division, Room 137 Library Tech Center, 1165 Kinnear Road,Columbus 43212-1153. 614/292-6515. Bindery Preparation hours are 7:30-4:30, Monday-Friday.

The HF Group also offers Thesis on Demand, an online thesis and dissertation printing and binding service. It is easy to use. You simply fill out an online form and upload your PDF-they will do the rest. They will print your thesis or dissertation on archival quality paper and bind it in a hard cover according to your specifications. For more information, visit them online at www.thesisondemand.com

II.   Preparation and shipping instructions (departmental binding)

  • Obtain an OSU purchase order or a Procurement Card may be used.
  • Purchase order should be addressed to

      The HF Group
       8844 Mayfield Rd.
       Chesterland, OH 44026

  • Shipment order form should be filled out completely (be sure to include your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address.)
  • Fill out a binding form for each volume (Use the Journal Binding Form for individual volumes of journals and the Book Binding Form for free-standing single volumes such as theses/dissertations, etc.) and place in the item. See instructions below. Be sure to include the shipping address, style of binding, color of cover, and information to be stamped on the spine.
  • If paying with the procurement card, fill out the credit card form.
  • If paying with purchase order please include copy of P.O.
  • The HF Group does not accept 100-w's
  • Pack items for binding in a carton.
  • Print following information on outside of the carton:

             Department name & address
             Phone number
             Number of items in the carton
             OSU purchase order number (if applicable)

  • Deliver carton(s) of items to be bound to (Please call ahead for appointment)       

  Library Tech Center, Room 137, 1165 Kinnear Road, Columbus Oh. 43212-1153
                614-292-6515
                                                          OR

                Thompson Library, Room 222, 1858 Neil Avenue Mall, Columbus Oh.43210
                614-292-6344 or 614-292-8115

  • Pickup is scheduled by the binder for every two weeks.

III.   Preparation and shipping instructions (personal binding)

  • Advance payment is required. The HF Group accepts checks, money orders, Visa, and Master Charge.
  • Shipment order form should be filled out completely (be sure to include your name, address, phone number, and e-mail.)
  • Fill out a binding form for each volume (Use the Journal Binding Form for individual volumes of journals and the Book Binding Form for free-standing single volumes such as theses/dissertations, etc.) and place in the item. Be sure to include the shipping address, style of binding, color of cover, and information to be stamped on the spine. See instructions below.
  • If you want the title stamped on the cover ($2.00 per line), indicate that and write title in.
  • If paying with Visa or MasterCard, fill out the credit card form.
  • Pack items for binding into a carton.
  • Print following information on outside of the carton:

                Your name & address
                Phone number
                Number of items in the carton

  • Deliver carton(s) of items to be bound to (Please call ahead for appointment)

  Library Tech Center, Room 137, 1165 Kinnear Road, Columbus Oh. 43212-1153
                614-292-6515
                                                          OR

                Thompson Library, Room 222, 1858 Neil Avenue Mall, Columbus Oh.43210
                614-292-6344 or 614-292-8115

  • Pickup is scheduled by the binder for every two weeks.

IV.   Pricing:
       Prices for departmental and personal binding are indicated below. Prices include shipping.

       For more information or additional brochures call:
              Bindery Preparation Division, Library Tech Center: 292-6515
E-mail: Jennifer Henman

ITEM DESCRIPTIONUNIT PRICE
Serials/Periodicals$38.00
Books$28.00
Paperbacks$28.00
Thesis/Dissertation$38.00
Thesis/Dissertation print-on-demand$0.25/page Color
$0.13/page B&W
Plus $38.00 Binding
Hand Bibles$ Quoted Individually
Family Bibles$ Quoted Individually
Legal Books$75.00
Briefs, reports, minutes, etc.$75.00
Author/Title lettering - per lineN/C
Extra lines of lettering - per lineN/C
Imprints or other spine lettering - per line$3.50
Front Cover Lettering - per line$1.50
Decorative Lines - per line$5.00
Collation (Page x Page) - per volume$10.00
Extra Work - per hour$60.00
Rush Charge - per volume$10.00

V.   Binding form instructions

  • Complete one binding form for each volume to be bound. (Use the Journal Binding Form for individual volumes of journals and the Book Binding Form for free-standing single volumes such as theses/dissertations, etc.) You may print or photocopy as many as required.
  • Type or print your complete address. Note: This is the address to which the volume is being shipped.
  • Choose the binding style desired. Indicate here if ads are to be removed, keeping in mind the extra cost for removal of all ads in custom journals.
  • In order to match a previously bound volume, enclose a photocopy of the spine to be matched or include a bound sample volume. Photocopies must have the bottom of the spine clearly visible.
  • Select the cover color for your volume. Click here for available colors.
  • Select the lettering color: Gold, White, or Black.
  • Spine Lettering: print or type spine lettering in the exact format you desire it to appear on the spine. Some limitations apply due to thickness of spine.
  • The format of sample volumes will be followed if provided. The HF Group reserves the right to bind in our standard format if no sample volume or photocopy is provided.
  • For journals and magazine, tie together or rubber band the number of issues you want bound in one volume. (Three inches maximum thickness after ad removal.)
  • UPS or Parcel Post your volumes to the Bindery or drop off at the Bindery Preparation Department, r.564 Ackerman Library.
  • You may pay by check, money order or credit card (Visa or Master Card). Advance payment is required. Please send no cash by mail.
  • Materials sent without payment will be held for 30 days and then returned postage due.

The HF Group
8844 Mayfield Rd.
Chesterland OH 44026

For Customer Service Call:
440-729-9411
888-485-5415
440-729-9415 (Fax)

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Section B:

The Ohio State University

Departmental Custom Binding Contract

Specifications

I. Scope

This section applies to the custom binding of books, periodicals, and theses as required by various University departments and individuals not directly associated with the University Libraries. Estimated quantities for custom binding are 700-1000 volumes per year.

II. Requirements

Custom binding requirements include, but are not limited to the following:

A. Periodical binding: "Class A" library style: rounding and backing; choice of cover colors; choice of foil stamping colors (gold, white, black); appropriate leaf attachment technique; collation.

B. Thesis binding: Traditional thesis style including black cover material and gold lettering.

C. Personal binding: Books; magazines; bibles; restoration of original covers; variety of covering materials and colors; choice of foil stamping colors.

D. Legal books and briefs

E. Newspapers

F. Reports


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