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Media Supplies and Equipment

Media Supplies and Equipment


The following items are available for purchase from the Reception Desk on level 1, open 24/7 .
 Item  Size  Price
 Comb binders  8mm, 10mm, 12mm &   14mm  30p
 Wire binders  various sizes  £1.00
 Channel binders  7mm  £5.50
 Fastback binders  A4 narrow, medium &   wide  30p
 Punched clear cover  25p
 Foam board  A1  £2.60
 Daler board  A1 White & black  £1.50
 Grey modelling card  A1 0.74mm  40p
   A1 1.5mm  85p
 Card  A4 Black  10p
 A4 White, red, blue &   green  5p
 A3 White  10p
 OHP acetate sheet  A4 Black & white  10p
 A3 Black & white  25p
 Tracing paper  A4  10p
 A2  30p
 Poly pockets  A4  4p
 Ballpoint pens  Blue & black  30p
 DVD +R/W  £1.50
 CD R/W  £1.00
 CD Wallet  30p


A self-service area where you can prepare work using a variety of materials and equipment is located on level 1 of the library. Visual and written instructions are displayed, and staff at the Information Desk are available if you need help.
NB Please refer to your student handbook as your faculty may have specific requirements for binding your project.

Comb Binder:
  • Allows pages to be added or removed
  • A set consists of a black plastic spiral binder, a clear acetate front cover and a piece of card for the back cover
  • A range of widths are available up to 450 page document
  • A4 portrait and A3 landscape documents can be bound  

Uni Binder:

  • A white spine with clear plastic front and back covers attached. Pages are glued in by heating the spine
  • Binders come in various widths up to 100 pages
  • Suitable for A4 documents only
Wire Binder:
  • A metal spiral binder often used for art, photography and architecture projects
  • Binders come in various widths up to 120 pages
  • Available in A4 and A5 sizes

Channel/Hard Cover Binder:
  • Channel binding offers a professional-looking hard cover finish
  • Pages are clamped together in a steel spine
  • Covers are available in blue and black leather-look finish and a range of widths, holding up to 175 pages
  • Hard cover binding and gold lettering - available from Bretonside Copy and Mail Boxes Etc.Plymouth and The Art Side.

Modified 10/10/2017
Author: AdminS, AdminS