Resources


Keep checking back here to see our updated links and downloads. Members of our team regularly contribute tips and information to share with other publishing professionals. This is a great place to pick up some new skills and to hear about some of the latest developments in our industry.

Tips from Publishing Pros

Free online classes for XML and HTML
Here’s a wealth of information and online lessons to get you off the ground and keep you updated on the latest technological changes in publishing: www.w3schools.com/

About the 16th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style This helpful review highlights what has been updated in the latest CMS version: www.copyediting.com/Page.php?p=23

Merriam-Webster online, complete, and best of all, free Look it up quickly; it’s all here.
www.m-w.com

Great networking opportunities with Chicago Women in Publishing You don't have to be female or live in Chicago to benefit from this dynamic group. This visionary organization is loaded with inspiring and resourceful people you need to know, they have lots of cred in the publishing community, and they stay on top of what's going on in our industry. Their recent program "ePublishing & You" was a feast of information and featured guest speakers from groundbreaking publishing houses sharing their inside stories about where we're all headed. Out-of-towners can join for a reduced rate and take advantage of an impressive array of services and resources. Check them out: www.cwip.org

 

Educational Publishing Links

Edutopia This fantastic resource for educators and anyone in educational publishing has the latest news about “what works in education.” There is a membership fee to receive the magazine, but they also offer a free e-newsletter packed with interviews and news: www.edutopia.org

Check out t.h.e. journal Technology in education covers everything from Internet security and the latest gizmos to new trends for teaching in this journal. Sign up for their free e-newsletter and webinars: http://thejournal.com/Home.aspx

See the latest technology in action There’s no better way to catch a vision for what’s coming up in education than to hit the exhibit floor at an educational technology conference. Often, you can avoid the full registration cost and just buy a one-day ticket to the exhibit area. Be sure to check which vendors are exhibiting (Promethean and SMART are must-sees in the world of interactive whiteboards). Find a good conference in your area at this handy site:
www.theconferencecalendar.com/