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OVC Publishing Guidelines, Fourth Edition

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These guidelines for submitting material for publication by the U.S. Justice Department’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) address file setups for charts and photos and accessibility features for videos.
This guide describes the criteria you must follow when preparing all types of OVC communication products for publication. It includes guidance on developing e-publications and producing multimedia products. Of special importance are submission deadlines and requirements (including file setup guidelines). Other topics include the publishing process, product types, writing tips, and legal and policy requirements. The guidelines are designed to help grantees, vendors, and others work more efficiently with OVC to produce quality products that adhere to professional standards of excellence.
Date Created: July 19, 2016