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Submission Requirements


All packages should contain—

  • One double-spaced printout of the final draft that incorporates recommended revisions from reviewers. Include copies of all comments from the peer reviewers or pilot-test participants.

  • One electronic copy of the final draft in Word and a high-resolution copy of any materials not available in electronic format (e.g., tables, charts, forms, illustrations).

  • A list of keywords to be used during Web formatting.

  • Written permission to replicate forms, articles, photos, training materials, and so forth as necessary.

  • Captions and "alt tags" for charts and photos, as necessary.

  • An executive summary of the publication or product that highlights significant findings.

  • Statements highlighting the significance of the content or its special relevance to the field and describing why the proposed product will be useful in the field.

See Writing Tips and Developing an E-Pub for useful guidance about creating publications.

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