Editorial Services

The Editorial Services team assists full-time faculty (and visiting faculty as time permits) with the preparation of manuscripts for publication by performing the following tasks:

  • Proofreading articles, book manuscripts, and testimonies;
  • Editing materials for grammar, style, and consistency;
  • Formatting manuscripts to publisher’s specifications;
  • Editing final page proofs for book manuscripts and journal articles;
  • Preparing e-books for publication;
  • Formatting books for pdf publication.

Faculty members interested in Editorial Services should reach out to Betsy Kuhn (x9407) or Jennifer Lane (x9645). Please include the following information:

  1. Type of publication (journal article, casebook, etc.)
  2. Estimated Number of Pages (please indicate if page length is based on single or double spacing)
  3. Publisher guidelines/style guide
  4. Deadline
  5. Editorial Services Requested: Copy editing (grammar, style, consistency); Proofreading (generally reserved for page proofs—spelling, grammar, consistency); Formatting (conforming to publisher’s style guide

Copyright Permission

Jennifer Lane (x9645) is available to assist with copyright permission for course materials and manuscripts. Professors must submit a Copyright Permission Request Form for all materials in a Course Pack that require copyright permission.  Guidelines may be found in Georgetown Law’s Copyright Policy.

Professors who require copyright permission for books and other projects not related to course materials may contact Jennifer Lane. Professors should reach out with the following information about their book:

  1. Title
  2. Publisher
  3. Expected Date of Publication
  4. Expected Length of Book (how many pages)
  5. Expected Print Run – Please specify number of copies hard copies and/or eBook
  6. U.S. and/or worldwide distribution
  7. Language in which the book will be published 
  8. Anticipated charge for the book after publication

Professors who wish to show films during their class times, please include the following information:

  1. Title of the film
  2. Film maker, e.g. Criterion Pictures
  3. A link to the film’s trailer (if you have it)