DISSERTATION BOOK PRINTING

We have been printing and binding paperback and hardback books for over 20 years and one of the growing areas we are seeing is thesis and dissertation printing. With our custom hardback binding equipment we are able to offer your thesis or dissertation a high-level of printing and various options to make your dissertation printing unique.

We can print and bind your thesis or dissertation as a paperback book or a casebound hardback book. Either option will result in you receiving a high-quality book printed and bound. All our book printing and binding services are completed in-house which ensures our quality checks are carried out on every printing run we complete.

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Before sending us your artwork please make sure you have;

Checked the paper size is right.
Set your colours to CMYK.
Supplied Pantone reference numbers.
Made sure your images are 300dpi.
Added a 3mm bleed and crop marks.
Embedded your fonts.
Save your artwork as a PDF
Proofread your document.

 

To find out our full artwork guidelines click here.

Need help?

Call us on: 01392 851 550
to speak to our friendly customer service team.

Paper

To learn all about our wide range of paper finishes and weights. please click here.

Print Finishes

To learn all about our wide range of paper coating, lamination and UV varnish. please click here.

If you would like some extra information on thesis and dissertation printing then please contact us by either phone on 01392 851550 or send us an email info@imprintdigital.com.

We can also send you a sample booklet and some recently printed hardback and paperback books. If you are unsure if you should go for a hardback or paperback book we have a helpful blog post to read - Hardcover vs Paperback Book where we look at the pros and cons of both.

Why choose Imprint Digital for your Paperback Books?

A personal service

We are a family-owned book printing company. We don't have large amounts of staff in our office which means you will only ever be in contact with either David or Jamie from our pre-press team. We have been providing a personal service ever since we started and we have built some fantastic relationships with our customers.

Specialist Printing

We have been printing books for over 20 years and we know what methods are required to produce you an amazing hardback book. Every member of staff is expertly trained and specialises in their field and receives ongoing training in their specialisation. We also make sure to keep up-to-date with the latest advances in technology.

Quality control

When your hardback book passes through each stage of production, every team member that deals with your book will carry out inspections to make sure the quality of your book meets the companies expectations. We pride ourselves on producing some of the best books in the country - take a look at our reviews and testimonials.

Our customer service is some of the best in the industry and all our staff love books just as much as you. This means our pre-press team wants to help you to produce a book that we are both proud to put our names on. Our pre-press team often help our customers fine-tune their books and get them ready for printing. We won't just take your files and print your book, we will check the files to make sure any errors in pre-press and printing are minimized and let you know of any potential errors that may effect the printing.

Questions and Answers

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

All files should be sent to us as press-ready PDF files. If you are unable to send files in this format then a word file for your manuscript can be sent. We will convert this file into a PDF file and send it back to you for checking. If you are happy then we can proceed to print.

We do not offer print on demand. We are a short-run printing company and produce books from as little as 10 copies. Unlike print on demand, we do not have any high setup cost and ordering copies of your book from 100 copies will get you a very competitive unit cost.

All books that we print come in different shapes and sizes, paper types, cover laminations and have many different options you can add to make your book unique. If you want to find out how much your book will be to print please visit our online quote calculator.

Orders can be placed on our website via our online quote/order form here. We are also able to accept orders by email as long as you know all the specifications of your book. If you are unsure of what specifications you would like for your book, please contact us.

Due to our specialist equipment and the time we have invested in becoming the specialist book printer in the UK we are able to print any size book between A6 (148 x 105mm) and A4 landscape (210 x 297mm). This means you can print your book at standard book sizes or you can have your book in a custom size.

This depends on a variety of factors but in most cases, paperback books are printed and shipped within 5 to 7 working days and hardback books are shipped within 4 weeks depending on the quantity. Please contact us if you have an urgent delivery timeframe.

Yes, we offer bound proofs for paperback books and hardback books. Please note that most of our hardback bound proofs are bound up as paperback books with a sample cover. We do this in order to get the proof copy out to you quickly and keep costs low. We can produce a complete hardback bound proof but the shipping time on this proof will be greater than our usual 1 to 3 days and may include an additional cost.

No, we don't, we print all books in-house in our production facility in Exeter. We don’t sub out any printing work to other printers or to any company abroad. Some extras such as foiling are sent out to a specialist company that we have been working with for several years.