A Fresh Look at Manuscript Preparation Guidelines
Saturday, June 18, 10:45 AM–12:00 PM
Chair: Ellen Foos, Senior Production Editor, Princeton University Press
Panelists: Lyndsey Claro, Editorial Administrator, Princeton University Press; Jennifer Blanc-Tal, Production Coordinator, Rutgers University Press; Karen Copp, Design and Production Manager, University of Iowa Press
Find out what needs to be weeded out of or added into your author guidelines and in-house checklists to bring them up-to-date and make them most effective. We’ll hear from panelists with recent experience in revising their Press guidelines or who are eager to do so. Streamlining the steps for both text and art submission will help authors focus on what they can do to keep their manuscripts moving more smoothly through copyediting and production. We’ll talk about the resources available on press websites for authors. We’ll identify who functions as gatekeepers and how much can be expected from acquisitions. Plenty of time will be allowed to ask questions and share tips.