Editorial Services Guide
By The Bay Area Editors' Forum

Acquisitions editing Indexing Production editing
Copyediting Information design Project editing
Developmental editing Page design Proofreading
Fact checking Permissions editing Technical editing

Definition: Production editing

Production editing involves managing the entire production process from manuscript to finished product, including:
  • Scheduling and tracking the entire production process.
  • Getting bids from manufacturers and awarding work.
  • Hiring and supervising copyeditors and designers.
  • Incorporating the author's replies to queries (cleanup editing).
  • Ensuring the quality of typography and manufacturing.
  • Executing administrative procedures (such as registration of copyright).




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