Comb Bound Dissertations

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Thesis and Dissertation Binding

We realise how important your thesis or dissertation is and would be very happy to help you print and bind it for submission,  produced to the University of Leeds binding regulations.  This service is available online as detailed below or from our Reception, Level 6, Roger Stevens Building.

We offer Wire and Comb, (“While you Wait”) Soft Binding (up to 3 hour turnaround) and Hard Binding (up to 4 working day turnaround).

Alternatively when your copy is ready for print simply log onto our secure online ordering service  and follow the instructions on screen.  Payment will be made online.  This service is only available with a collection service from our Reception only.

With the online service we offer Wire and Comb  (4 hours) Soft Binding  (4 hours) and Hard Binding (up to 3 working day turnaround).

Coursework and reports

Our high quality digital colour and black printers produce 50 pages per minute. We can print on a range of paper and card from 80gsm to 350gsm in A4 and A3 sizes. We also have a variety of colours to give your course work that “extra touch”.

Should you need technical help preparing your files please feel free to visit our Reception Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5.00 pm for personal technical assistance.  A “same day” service is available, please contact us for details.

How to submit your thesis, dissertation or report

You can submit your finished thesis or dissertation project for printing and binding. There are two steps to submitting:

Step 1

Please review the Research Student Administration website to ensure compliance to the Thesis Binding Regulations Click here

Step 2

Please send your pdf file, type of binding and quantity required. We will confirm the price and advise the method of payment. Email here:  pcb@leeds.ac.uk

Presentations

Transparency printing. We offer colour or black printing and copying laminating or encapsulating available from ID card size up to A3.  A “same day” service is available, please contact pcb@leeds.ac.uk or 0113 343 2668.

Event Programmes, Flyers, Posters, T-shirts

Got a gig or party lined up? Want to make sure people turn up? We can print your flyers colour or black at A3, A4, A5 or A6 sizes.

We offer full colour and black poster printing at A0, A2, A1, A3 and A4 sizes.

T-shirts and more,  just ask!

A “same day” service is available for many of the items, please contact us for details.

Need help?

Visit our Reception on Level 6, Roger Stevens Building and our staff will be happy to help or for more information contact pcb@leeds.ac.ukor 0113 343 2668.

 

 

There are three types of soft document binding to choose from.

Plastic comb spine

This can be done at the GU and can usually be completed while you wait.

  • Also known as ‘Spiral Binding’
  • Plastic comb spine in black or white
  • Clear acetate front cover and card back board in black or white
  • Maximum document size is 450 sheets of standard 80gsm paper
  • Can be un-bound for amendments
  • Prices range from £1–£7 per copy, depending on number of sheets

To place an order

We offer self-service and full-service comb binding, i.e. you can bind your document yourself if you are confident using the machine, or we can do it for you.  Depending on how busy we are, you may either wait for your document or drop it off and collect it later. You can also print your document(s) at the GU. Larger documents may take some time to bind, so be sure to give yourself plenty of time before your deadline!

Acetate cover and black cloth spine

This is carried out off-site by J S Wilson & Son, but you can place and receive your order at the GU!

  • Clear acetate front cover and cloth spine in black
  • Price £17.99 per copy

To place an order

Cloth spine binding is carried out by J S Wilson & Son- the same company that takes our hard binding orders. Please therefore visit our Hard Binding webpage for information on turnaround time and how to place an order. Remember you can do your printing at the Graduate Union.

Cloth cover

This is carried out off-site by J S Wilson & Son, but you can place and receive your order at the GU!

  • Cloth front, back and spine, available in a wide range of colours
  • Spine lettering in gold, silver or black, comprising your name, degree type and year of submission
  • Minimum document size is 150 sheets of standard 80gsm paper
  • Price £17.99 per copy

To place an order

Cloth cover binding is carried out offsite at J S Wilson & Son- the same company that takes our hard binding orders. Please therefore visit our Hard Binding webpage for cover colour swatches and information on turnaround time and how to place an order. Remember you can do your printing at the Graduate Union.

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