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NCJ Number: 194311 Find in a Library
Title: OVC Publishing Guidelines Handbook, 2002
Corporate Author: Office for Victims of Crime
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: March 2002
Page Count: 26
Sponsoring Agency: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Office for Victims of Crime
Washington, DC 20531
OVC Resource Ctr
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

OVC Resource Ctr
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Handbook; Instructional Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This handbook describes the criteria grantees must follow when preparing text for OVC (Office for Victims of Crime) publication.
Abstract: The first section of the handbook addresses the time frame for submitting final text from the start date of the grant. This not only includes a statement of the scheduling for OVC's receipt of the final packet, but also a listing of what the final packet should contain. A chart shows the time frames for the submission of various materials under the OVC grant. The second section of the handbook addresses word-processing and formatting guidelines, i.e., how the grantee/contractor should prepare text for submission to the OVC. The third section of the handbook specifies that the style of the publication must follow the GPO (Government Printing Office) Style Manual. The fourth section outlines the legal and policy requirements to be followed by a grantee/contractor. These pertain to material protected by copyright; contractor/grantee acquisition of license; and copyrighted material compiled, written, or prepared under the contract/grant. The fifth section describes the types of materials that OVC publishes. They include brochures, bulletins, reports, handbooks, monographs, training guides, and resource directories. The concluding section of the handbook states what the OVC does with the final draft in the areas of OVC initial review, editing and graphic design, the approval process, and publication dissemination. 3 notes, a 25-item bibliography, and an appended OVC Style Guide
Main Term(s): Grants or contracts
Index Term(s): Office for Victims of Crime (OVC); Report writing; Victim services; Victims of Crime
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