edited collections create space for more comprehensive dives into a topic, including editors’ guidance on the interconnections among complementary work

Academic Book Publishing: Editing Collections

Edited collections showcase related work by multiple scholars and amplify shared themes among their projects. If the studies were published in journals, they might be scattered across issues, requiring readers to identify connections among them on their own. And even…

"The review of page proofs will be your final opportunity to make any edits to the book before it gets printed and/or finalized for distribution online."

Academic Book Publishing: Reviewing Page Proofs

Our blog series on academic book publishing is chronicling each stage in the book production process. In this post, I discuss a process that happens near the end of production: reviewing page proofs. After a manuscript has been copyedited and…

Thinking creatively about the types of graphics that might enrich your text

Academic Publishing: Diagrams, Photos, and Illustrations

Everyone loves a good graphic, even (especially?) in academic writing. I’ve already written blog posts about creating effective data visualizations and tables, and in this post I’ll focus on other types of graphics that you might include in your publications on engaged learning. …