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Manuscript Guidelines

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THE PURPOSE OF THIS GUIDE

 

1. MANUSCRIPT FORMATTING

  • Font and Type Size
  • Margins and Alignment
  • Spacing
  • Pagination
  • Italics
  • Punctuation
  • Diacritics and Special Characters

 

2. TEXT ELEMENTS

  • Front Matter
  • Headings
  • Quotations
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Author Biography
  • Translations

 

3. ILLUSTRATIONS

  • Reflective Art
  • Transparencies
  • Digital Images
  • Numbering Illustrations
  • Maps
  • Tables
  • Callouts
  • Captions
  • Art Log

 

4. PERMISSIONS

  • Determining Whether Permission Is Required
  • Digital Rights
  • How to Request Permission
  • Submitting Permissions to the Press

 

5. CONTRIBUTED VOLUMES AND JOURNALS

  • Manuscript
  • Contributor Agreements
  • Biographies
  • Contributor Permissions
  • Contributor Contact Information

 

6. SUBMISSION PROCEDURES

  • Electronic Manuscript
  • Artwork
  • Mailing Instructions

 

7. THE PRODUCTION PROCESS

  • Copyediting
  • Cover Design
  • Proofreading and Indexing

 

APPENDIXES

  • A. Resources and Style Guides
  • B. Final Submission Checklist
  • C. Sample Permission Letter

 

INDEX