Online Tutorials 

The Service Bureau has curated a a list of tutorials that can be helpful with such topics in InDesign CC as Creating a PDF and using the Print Booklet function to impose a booklet.

As a student of The School of The Art Institute you have access to for free. Follow the instructions at the following link to learn more on how to set up an account and access these great tutorials.

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Adobe Tutorials : InDesign
Get started or go deeper with Adobe’s library of tutorials, projects and articles.

InDesign Essential CC Training: (9h35m)
This course presents a thorough explanation of the core features and techniques of InDesign.

Exporting a PDF (10:05)
The Acrobat PDF file format is without a doubt the most important core technology in the professional creative space today. The Service Bureau accepts only PDF format for many of our services. Learn best practices for setting up your file for submission. 

Printing and Creating a PDF:  (5:45)
Overview of printing or exporting your InDesign file as a PDF so that other people can view it or print it.

Print Booklet In InDesign

Off-Campus Resources

There are many resources in Chicago and online that offer similar services as at the Service Bureau. Here is a selection of our preferred places:

Inkjet Printing, Laminating, Framing and Mounting
Best Imaging Solutions: Lamination, Printing + Mounting
Lamin-8: Lamination and Mounting
Flax Art and Frame: Framing, Mounting
Gamma Imaging:  Inkjet Printing, Drum Scanning
Spoonflower: Fabric Printing
Armand Lee Framing: Framing, Installations
Color Space Photographic: Local Printing + Scanning Services
Latitude Chicago: Non for Profit Community for Printing + Scanning

Black & White and Color Copies, Finishing Services
Dot Press LLC: Business Cards, Post Cards, Brochures, Flyers
AlphaGraphics: Commercial Printing, Digital Offset, Wire, Comb, Scored, and Perfect Binding
Busy Beaver Button Co: Specialty: Buttons

Perfect Binding
Lulu Books: Soft Cover & Hard Cover Perfect Bound Books
Blurb: Soft Cover & Hard Cover Perfect Bound Books
SmartPress: Online printing service including all types of book binding.
Candor Arts: Chicago house offering design and production services specializing in publications and printed projects.

Paper Suppliers
French Paper: Based in Niles, Michigan
Lewis Paper: Based in Chicago, Il.

Letterpress Supplies + Plates
Boxcar Press: Letterpress shop out of Syracuse, NY

Vendors and Partners

Canon: Laser Printers
Epson: High-end Inkjet Printers
ItSupplies: Inkjet Materials + Photo Supplies
Hallagan: Riso Supplies and Equipment
French Paper Company: Family-owned Paper Mill
Hahnemuhle Fine Art Paper: Digital and Traditional Fine Art Paper
Lexjet: Digital and Traditional Fine Art Paper, High-end printing equipment

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