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Library Bindery

Binding services for students

The Library Bindery offers binding services to Otago students completing theses/dissertations at competitive prices and a maximum 10 day turnaround, depending on the time of year. If payment is to be made via your department, we require departmental authorisation on the binding order and form prior to placing your order with the Bindery.

Students wishing to print and bind theses / dissertations can order and pay for both at Uniprint.

See also the library pages: Thesis Information.

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Binding services for staff

We welcome enquiries from University of Otago departments for other kinds of binding orders. Payment must be made via your department and we require departmental authorisation on the binding order form priorto placing your order with the Bindery. 

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Bindings

Hard cover thesis binding

  • University standards ie. sewn, rounded, backed, trimmed, and with acid free linen re-inforced endpapers, millboard and cloth cases, plus gold lettered spine.
  • Service may take up to 10 working days.
  • Costs from $45.00 per volume.
  • Thesis title will be in gold lettering and will run down the spine. The title should be as brief as possible. Maximum lettering possible is 50 characters, including title, spaces, and surname. No titling is required on the front cover.
  • Enquiries are welcome.

Soft binding (temporary)

  • Light card (coloured) or clear front and back, cloth spine.
  • Overnight service.
  • $10.00
  • Enquiries are welcome.

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Colour Charts

Please note that these colours are representative only. For exact colour matching, please visit the bindery.

Library Buckram colour chart

Rexine colour chart

Taratan leather binding

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Hours

8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday

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Contact the Bindery

Bindery Foreman
109 Leith Street
Dunedin 9054

Tel 64 3 479 9194 or 64 3 479 8924
Fax 64 3 479 9146
Email library.bindery@otago.ac.nz