Mississippi State's Johnny Jones shares a recent test booklet case study
Published on February 26, 2010
I'm Johnny Jones, Print Shop Project Manager at Mississippi State University and I want to just talk a little bit about one project that we encountered that we was able to get a lot of help and information through NAPL as well as other GAC programs.
We were in the process of trying to produce some test booklets that had a barcode on them and we wanted to print them directly inline and when they came off of the copier they were completely done and just needed to sealed and shipped out.
Through NAPL I was able to get that information here and we went with a Xerox 6060 with a ColorWorks 2000 Booklet Maker. Through that process of coming into NAPL, talking with consultants and getting information, we were able to purchase that machine and be able to produce test booklets for students all around the State of Mississippi.
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