Edifix Happenings and How-Tos

  • ★ Edifix and the University Press
    January 22, 2020 »

    If there’s one thing university presses know well, it’s the challenges of long reference lists and bibliographies. Will the author follow your painstakingly compiled guidelines, or will they just use the style they like best (or some bewildering mixture of styles)? If an author uses reference management software, will they remember to proofread the results before submitting their manuscript, or will you get dozens of non-standard sources shoehorned into a template meant for journal articles? You know from experience that almost every bibliography contains inaccuracies, transcription errors, and duplications; will you have the time and resources to catch them all?