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Media Supplies and Equipment


The following items are available for purchase from the Information Desk on level 1.

Prices as of 1st August 2020.

 Item  Size  Price
 Comb binders  10mm, 12mm &   14mm  35p
 Comb binding set(Comb + Front plastic cover + Back A4 card  75p
 Wire binders  various sizes  50p
 Wire binding set Wire + Front plastic   90p
 Channel binders (Black A4)

 3.5mm, 7mm, 10.5mm

No lettering possible 

 Fastback binders  A4 narrow, medium &   wide  55p
 Fastback binding set Fastback + Front plastic cover + Back A4 card 95p
 Punched clear cover OHP





 Unibinding All sizes, no card £1.30
 Foam board  A1  £3.00
 Daler board  A1 Black & white  £1.75
 Grey modelling card  A1 0.74mm  55p
   A1 1.5mm  £1.10

 Card  A4 160 gsm Black, white, yellow,green,blue,red  20p
 A3 160 gsm Black & white  40p
 OHP acetate sheet  A4 Black & white  20p
 A3 Black & white  40p
 Tracing paper  A4  20p
 A3  35p
 Poly pockets  A4  10p
 Ballpoint pens  Blue & black  20p
 DVD +RW    £2.20
 DVD - R  £1.10
 CD RW    £1.10
 CD-R  60p
 CD Wallet  50p

N.B. Further supplies are available from the Paper Store in the Scott Building


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 size

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 19/01/2021