Are My Images Good Enough to Print? Some Tips for Authors

A guest post from Feeding the Elephant: A Forum for Scholarly Communications.

Preparing and submitting illustrations for your book can be a daunting process. What size should the image be? How do you determine the resolution? What file type should you submit? How should the file be labeled?

From H-Net's Book Channel: Working with your Editor

Dear All, 

Over at H-Net's Book Channel they've had a series of excellent posts on publishing and working with publishers. I thought many of the subscribers here might be interested. You can also subscribe to the Book Channel if you want regular updates. Here's their most recent post on frequently asked questions about book peer review:

Books.Files: New project to help scholars assess digital components of today’s bookmaking

The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities at the University of Maryland and the Book Industry Study Group recently announced "Books.Files, a new project funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to assess the potential for the archival collection and scholarly study of digital assets associated with today’s trade publishing and bookmaking...

Call for Local Historians and Authors of Texas

The History Press is looking for local historians and writers who are interested in publishing accessible histories of Texas and its individual communities. We are a traditional, full-service press that focuses exclusively on publishing works of local and regional interest. The History Press is dedicated to preserving and telling local stories that are too often overlooked by national presses. We publish a wide range of books from brief histories of a town to collections of folklore and essays on the local culture.

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