Creating Posters

UNC's Health Sciences Library has produced an online tutorial on designing effective posters. The tutorial outlines the criteria for designing effective posters and describes the tasks involved in creating a poster. Instructions for using both PowerPoint and Adobe InDesign are provided. Some background in either application is helpful but not required. The tutorial can be found here:

There are several options locally for printing your poster:

  1. The Print Stop & Copy Center Located on the third floor of Student Stores. Services include: Black & White Copies, Color Copies, Digital Printing, Lamination, Posters & Banners, Binding, and FAX Services. Details at
  2. Health Sciences Library Media Design Studio (919) 962-0800
  3. FedEx Office Print & Ship Center, 114 W. Franklin Street (919) 967-0790