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Equipment and Supplies
The Curriculum Materials Library is closed due to the coronavirus outbreak. While classes are moving online, the University Libraries recommends social distancing when possible by taking advantage of our online services.
The Curriculum Materials Library has a variety of equipment and supplies available for our patrons. We accept cash or checks only when paying for our services or supplies.
Art Kraft Paper (Bulletin Board Paper)
Eight colors of 36" wide bulletin board paper are available to purchase.
Colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, brown, black & white
Cost: $.30 per linear foot.
Binding Machine - Comb
Comb sizes range from 1/4" - 2" in black, white or blue. Our staff will help set up the machine and guide you through the process of binding and creating a professional look to your presentation. Clear covers & card stock are available upon request.
Cost: binding comb - $.50, card stock - $.20, clear cover - $.50
Binding Machine - Spiral
Spiral coil sizes range from 6mm - 18mm in black. Our staff will help set up the machine and guide you through the process of binding and creating a professional look to your presentation. Clear covers & card stock are available upon request.
Cost: spiral coil - $.50, card stock - $.20, clear cover - $.50
Button Making Machines: 2 1/4 in. & 1 1/4 in.
Our machines will make a 1 1/4" or 2 1/4" round buttons. Bring in your already printed designs and we can help you make them into buttons. Design your buttons using the design sheets or the templates.
1 1/4" design sheet
1 1/4" circle template
2 1/4" design sheet
2 1/4" circle template
$.25 for pin back
$.50 for magnet back (2 1/4" only)
Two styles of paper cutters are available for you to use. We have one rotary trimmer and two heavy duty, guillotine style, paper cutters.
Ellison Shape Cutting Machines & Dies
The Ellison shape cutting machines & dies allow patrons to punch out letters and shapes quickly and easily. We carry a wide assortment of die-cut shapes that are available for your use. There is no charge to use these machines. Bring your own supplies, or purchase supplies from the Curriculum Materials Library. Check out the Ellison web site for shape cutting ideas!
Laminate materials up to 25 inches wide.
Cost: $.75 per linear foot.
Poster Printer - Full Color Posters (2 ft. X 3 ft.)
Log onto our computer with your GVSU log-in and open your PDF or high resolution JPG file. Our HP DesignJet T520 poster maker will enlarge your image to about a 2 ft. by 3 ft. poster.
Cost: $5.00 per ft.
How to Use CML Equipment
Ellison Die Cut Tips
Button Making Tips
Binding Machine Tips
Poster Printing Tips