Preparing Corrections for Typesetter

Tips for composing lists of corrections for typesetters.

Preparing/Sending Corrections to Typesetter

Steps for preparing and sending final author/editor edits to the typesettter.

Track Changes (in Microsoft Word)

We use the Track Changes function to markup electronic texts and ask our editors to do the same. Here are some tips for using and customizing Track Changes.

Medieval Text Checklist

A checklist for editors working on one of WVU Press's medieval-focused texts that includes special considerations editors should keep in mind while working on these texts.

Preparing a Book Proposal

Initially, we prefer to receive a book prospectus rather than a full manuscript. Please remember that we do not accept unsolicited submissions via e-mail.

Editorial Resources

A list of useful resources for copyeditors and proofreaders.

Copyediting & Proofreading Tips

A set of tips for copyeditors and proofreaders prepared by our in-house editorial staff.

Author Queries

Advice on how to compose effective author queries when editing a text.


A list of abbreviations and terms used in the publishing and editing industries.