While sometimes, we assume that ‘novel ideas’ manifests at the point of idea generation, innovation and producing novelty is not a process of idea generation out of nothing. Instead, it begins with accepted definitions and applications of standard ideas and practices and expands and expresses them in non-standard ways.
What does this mean?
It means you've got get those ideas on paper!
Here are a couple of ways to start:
WORK with an Expert
If you have no design experience or simply short on time, TTUHSC provides experienced professionals to support your research poster endeavors.
USE a Template
EXPRESS Artistic License
We can print more than just research posters, but it is important to keep the following in mind:
Professional printing options are available through TTUHSC Educational Medial Resources and the TTUHSC Print Shop Printing on this scale is not for the faint of heart, please take advantage of these resources!
The Methodology Lab's large format printer is available on the second floor in the maker-space area (226a).
Use of the device requires the oversight of a librarian and we offer walk-in service Monday - Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. For use after 5 pm and weekends, please schedule an appointment.
*Please check-in with a staff member, before attempting to print. You will be expected to pay at the library with a credit or debit card, before printing.
You may print a proof on 60 lb. paper for free. We recommended the finished poster be printed on 80# photograph-quality paper.
To print your poster, just insert your flash drive into the printer's USB port and follow the instructions on the printer's screen. Be sure you have saved your file as a PDF, the optimal format for this poster printing model.
The maximum printable width is 36 inches, the maximum length: 60 inches.