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TLC Tech Desk

General Services:

The TLC Tech Desk, located on the second floor of McKeldin Library, offers a variety of specialized services, including faxing, binding, and laminating. Tech Desk staff can help you with printing, large scale poster and three-dimensional printing, photocopying, scanning, and using the TLC’s presentation and group study rooms.

The Tech Desk is open all hours McKeldin Library is open. If you have any questions, please call 301-405-9056 or email us at

Specialized Printing Services:

  • Self-service poster printing is also supported by the Tech Desk. Posters have a maximum width of 36 inches. Common sizes include 18x24 ($10), 24x36 ($20), and 36x48 ($40). For additional information regarding prices, please see the chart below.
  • Please note: we do not issue refunds for improperly-formatted posters. If you'd like to make an appointment with us to discuss your print job, please email us at



Pricing Chart:

Special Paper UMD ID/Visitor Card Price  Credit Card Price

 Resume Paper

 $0.15  $0.30

 Color Paper

 $0.15  $0.30

 Card Stock Paper

 $0.15  $0.30
Presentation & Binding    
 Lamination  $1.00  $2.00

 Spiral Binding

 $2.50  $3.00

 Soft Cover Binding

 $2.50  $3.00

 Hard Cover Binding

 $11.00  $22.00

 Poster Printing

 $3.33/sq. foot

 $3.33/sq. foot

 Local Faxing (1st page)



 Local Faxing (add'l pages)

 $0.50/pg. $0.75/pg.

 Long Dist. Fax (1st page)

 $2.00 $4.00

 Long Dist. Fax (add'l pages)




Please note: there is $5 minimum for all credit card transactions.