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Guidelines for Authors

The following documents will help you in preparing your manuscript. Using the EMF and following the guidelines closely will ensure a smooth publication process.

Manuscript Preparation Guidelines (Word)    
Manuscript Submission Checklist
 (Word)
Screen Capture Information (PDF)
ALA Editions Technical Word List
ALA Editions Permissions Form
 (Word) (1.35 MB)

The following documents will help us in marketing your book. Please contact your editor with any questions.

ALA Editions Author Biography Format Guidelines  (Word) 
ALA Editions Author Questionnaire
(Word) (2 MB)

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Guidelines and FAQ for prospective authors wishing to publish with ALA Editions. Guidelines and templates for authors currently writing books for ALA Editions.