Resources for Authors

Welcome to Author Services—Books!

Author Services is a resource created specifically for our authors and potential authors in order to give you information and support. It includes more about who we are and what we do, and offers advice on getting started in academic publishing and getting your book project on track for publication with us – and beyond! We are dedicated to fostering fruitful and helpful relationships with our authors to ensure the best possible outcome for your book. 

Resources are split into four sections: Publishing with Us, Getting Your Project Started, Current Authors, and Promoting Your Work. You’ll find information such as:

Publishing with Us

  • Author Booklet – information about the company, our products, and what we offer
  • FAQ
  • Editorial Process Infographic
  • Author Endorsements – hear from authors across disciplines about their experiences with us!

Getting Your Project Started

  • Text Type descriptions and Proposal Guidelines
  • Preparing for Academic Book Publishing presentation
  • How to Turn Your Dissertation into a Book
  • Editorial contacts

Current Authors

  • Who Should I Ask?
  • Instructions for Authors on preparing your manuscript, permissions, and the production process
  • Templates for Contributor Agreements and Permissions Requests
  • Maximizing Discoverability with Metadata
  • Information on Companion Websites
  • Using your Author Discount

Promoting Your Work

  • Tips and infographics on using social media and online resources to self-promote
  • How to create an author profile on Amazon
  • Information about conferences and marketing
  • Helpful forms

Finally, if you’re interested in becoming a Journals author – we publish more than 1,800, including open access options – please check out the Authors Services—Journals site and our Journals homepage.

We look forward to working with you