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Large Format Posters

Posters need to be designed and created in a manner that best communicates your message in a visual, graphical manner, so the viewer can quickly discern your message and determine whether she/he needs to read more or move on to the next poster.

PowerPoint is one of the programs of choice for creating posters because Power Point is user-friendly and is readily compatible with other Microsoft programs such as Word, Excel, and Access. Other software packages that can be used for posters include (but are not limited to) Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and FreeHand; Corel Presentations; and Microsoft Publisher.


TLMC Quickstart: Creating Large Format Posters

The following tutorial (long version), courtesy of the TLMC, will help you to create a large format poster in PowerPoint 2013:Create a Poster

NDSU Undergraduate Center for Writers provides links to excellent resources for creating posters.

Browse and examine thousands of posters in various scientific subjects on this Open Science publishing platform: F1000Research.

Designing Conference Posters
This site, created by Colin Purrington, contains a wealth of information and advice on creating posters. Check out Colin's  poster example with tips.


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