Final Submission Checklist



Acquiring Editor:____________________________________________________

Instructions: Please print, complete, and return this form with your final manuscript. This document is also available as an editable PDF file.


____ Book will have (check all relevant) (near-final drafts of all items must be included at this time)
  ____ dedication
  ____ foreword (by someone else)
  ____ preface
  ____ acknowledgments
  ____ introduction
  ____ appendixes
  ____ tables
  ____ contributor bios (required for edited collections)
  ____ illustrations (see Illustrations below)
  ____ maps the Press is creating for the book (map labels and source maps must be provided)
____ Your name is exactly how you want it to appear on the title page.
____ Chapter titles exactly match those listed in the table of contents.
____ Author names match in the table of contents, chapter bylines, and contributor bios (anthologies and edited volumes only).
____ "Callouts" in the text indicate approximate locations for illustrations (<insert table 2 near here>,
<insert fig. 1 near here>). If illustrations will be grouped together, callouts are not necessary,
but number the illustrations so we know what order to put them in.
____ Reference style (Chicago, MLA, etc.):_________________________


The manuscript quotes significantly from your own previously published work.
The manuscript quotes significantly from others’ work.
The manuscript uses illustrations created by others.
Each permission form is signed, dated, and clearly labeled with
your name and book title;
the name of the person or institution granting permission;
the part of your project the permission covers (e.g., chapter 2, interview quoted in chapters 3 & 5, fig. 6);
proof that payment has been made.
We strongly encourage you to submit a completed Permissions Inventory


Illustrations include charts, diagrams, maps, photos, music, etc. For full details on obtaining and preparing usable art, read our Art Guidelines.

____ Illustrations are numbered consecutively, by type if relevant (Fig1.tif, Fig2.tif, etc.;; Chart1.eps; etc.).
____ If the Press is creating maps for your book, payment has been discussed.
____ Credit lines ("Courtesy of") or source details (for example, "First published in" or "Redrawn from") appear in the captions or in a separate list for the back of the book.
____ If you are providing some images in hard copy only (for example, glossy prints), label them by number, writing on the labels before you affix them. Do not write directly on the prints. Do not use a paperclips or adhesive tape.