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FYE 1000 - First-Year Foundations: Creating your Poster
This Research guide introduces library resources that are helpful for research.
Posters are visual presentations - the text and graphics should support each other
Write your Research Paper, first
Then, sketch your design arranging your sections in 3 or 4 columns; following a logical sequence, such as a section for your Abstract, Main Idea, Summary or Conclusion and the References or bibliography
Get to the point and LIMIT your text. Use photos, figures, and tables to tell your story
Blocks of text: for a cleaner look, do a Full Justify
Kate Kiefer, Mike Palmquist, Luann Barnes, Marilyn Levine, and Don Zimmerman.. (1994 - 2012). Poster Sessions. Writing@CSU. Colorado State University. Available at https://writing.colostate.edu/guides/guide.cfm?guideid=78.
Printing your Poster
Create your poster in the size you would like it printed, i.e. 24 x 36 inches
Save as PDF
Save to a Flash Drive or Google Drive
Log into the computer next to the KIP (large format printer) on the main floor of the library and follow the directions available at the computer.
PLEASE NOTE: This printer is reserved for large, single posters. If you have multiple advertising posters (11x17 or smaller), you may want to use a printer/copier with regular paper or contactBartel Printingin Warsaw.