Here you’ll find everything you need to know about the Taylor and Francis book publishing process, including quick guides, forms, checklists and more.

This may look like a bit of a long list of publishing guidelines, but please don’t worry. Your editor will help you at every step along your publishing journey by letting you know which documents you need to read or forms you need to complete and when.

Introductory information

Overview of the book publishing process
Overview of our products, customers, and readers
Making your work discoverable

Essential forms

Submission checklist
Artwork and third-party material permissions log
Permissions declaration form
Notes for the copyeditor

Publishing guides

Proposal guidelines
Contract guide
Important information on libel and defamation
Manuscript preparation guide (writing, formatting, artwork, and permissions)
Manuscript submission guide
Production guidelines
Indexing guide

Templates and examples

Sample chapter
Data availability statement templates

Cover design templates

CRC Press monograph cover designs
CRC Press template cover designs
Routledge monograph cover designs
Routledge template cover designs
Routledge (International) Handbook/Companion example
Focus (short form) example

Specialist information

Camera ready guide
Chemical structures guide
Companion websites and eResources guide
Computer code guide
Law books guide
Routledge historical resources guide

Wondering how to write a book proposal?

Author Directions: Navigating your success in book proposals


To help you prepare your book proposal, download this free resource with tips from our global books editorial team.


Editing Services

Expert book editing support from cover to cover

For authors who would like English language support, our Book Editing service offers you the opportunity to have your work reviewed by editing experts.

Books Data Sharing Policy

From April 2021, all new Taylor & Francis publications entering the production process will be encouraged to adhere to the following Data Sharing Policy.

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